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British Isles Was Home To Exotic Big Cat Over A Century Ago
2013-04-25 14:36:40

A mysterious animal in a museum's underground storeroom helped a team of researchers prove that a non-native "big cat" roamed around the British countryside a century ago. The researchers analyzed the skeleton and mounted skin to uncover the identity of the beast.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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