Yamagata University

Researchers discover new animal-shaped geoglyphs in the Nazca lines

Back in May, Japanese researchers at the Yamagata University deduced how the Nazca lines might have represented ceremonial routes of pilgrimage. The very same researchers have now discovered 24 new geoglyphs that were actually etched two centuries before the famed depictions of the monkey, spider and hummingbird. Unfortunately, the effects of time had taken their…