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The musk deer ‘Hispanomeryx’ inhabited the Vallès-Penedès

The musk deer ‘Hispanomeryx’ inhabited the Vallès-Penedès

A team of scientists has found fossil remains of Hispanomeryx in the Catalan basin of Vallès-Penedès.On the one hand, they belong to a musk deer derived from the already known H. aragonensis and, on the other, to a new species that has been baptized as H. lacetanus, recalling the name that the Romans gave to the inhabitants of the Anoia area, the Lacetani or lacetans.

Bartolomé de Las Casas

Bartolomé de Las Casas

Bartolomé de Las Casas, the Spanish priest, historian and advocate for Native American rights, was born in Seville. He served as a soldier and public official at various places in the West Indies and was rewarded for his efforts with an encomienda, a royally-granted landed estate with full authority over the native residents.

Kokusai Ku-8 from the front

Kokusai Ku-8 from the front

Kokusai Ku-8 from the front Here we see the Kokusai Ku-8 glider from the front, showing its high mounted wings. The open space at the tip of the nose was normally covered by a glazed section, which has been removed here.

Acubens-AKS-5 - History

Acubens-AKS-5 - History

Acubens-AKS-5The brightest star in the constellation, Cancer.(AKS-5: dp. 14,560; 1. 441& 39;6& 34;; b. 66& 39;11& 34;; dr. 28& 39;4& 34;; s. 12.6 k.; cpl. 193; a. 1 6& 34;, 4 3& 34;, 4 40mm., 20 20mm.; cl. Acubens; T. EC2-S-C1)Acubens (AK-5) was 1aid down under a Maritime Commission contract (MCE hull 1936) on 26 November 1943 by the Delta Shipbuilding Co.

Humanoid Figurine Found In Wimpole: Man Or God, Roman Or Celtic?

Humanoid Figurine Found In Wimpole: Man Or God, Roman Or Celtic?

Archaeologists in England have discovered an ancient humanoid figurine but they’re unsure whether it represents a god, or an everyday person. What do you think?

How did the Dred Scott Decision contribute to the Civil War?

How did the Dred Scott Decision contribute to the Civil War?

I have read numerous times that the Dred Scott Decision led to the Civil War in the United States, but I have been unable to find sources to support this. It seems that the Dred Scott Decision chie…