Ancient ‘Peru cat’ found carved into mountain

Peruvian archaeologists have uncovered an enormous cat etched into a hillside in the desert of the famed Nazca Lines. Home to the geoglyphs of a hummingbird, a monkey, a spider and a human, the newly revealed form of the feline is about 37-meter-long, and expected to be dating back more than 2,000 years.

The figure is made up of a long body, striped tail and head with distinctive pointed ears. It emerged during work to improve access to one of the hills that provides a natural vantage point.

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