Archaeologists in China have found a huge statue of an unknown animal

01/21/2013 Near the city of Chengdu (southeast China) archaeologists managed to unearth a stone statue of the animal, according to the publication The Daily Mail.

Dimensions of the statue is more than three meters in length, a little more than a meter wide and about five feet in height. According to experts, the weight of the statue should be around eight and a half tons.

Age finds scientists estimated at about 2,000 years old.

What kind of animal is this statue depicts, scientists still do not know exactly, but it is quite possible that this is a panda. Sichuan Province – one of the habitats of these animals.

In addition to the statues, archaeologists found various shaped shards and clay pots and jugs. According to experts, in the past, these artifacts could be used in any religious ceremonies. Place the same excavation could well be the oldest temple.

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