A Farmer Was Out Walking When He Stumbled Upon The Armor Of A Massive Ice Age Beast

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It’s not every day that you’ll make a shocking paleontological discovery when you’re out for a walk. But that’s exactly what happened to Jose Antonio Nievas when he went for a stroll on his family’s farm on Christmas Day in 2015.

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The farm is in Argentina, just 25 miles south of Buenos Aires. But while the holding may be close to civilization, the discovery that Nievas made was the stuff of the bizarre and far distant past. And to begin with he had no idea what the find was.

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