The oldest bird of prey nest ever recorded, a 2500 year old falcon nest, has been discovered in Greenland. Three other nests, each over 1,000 years old, have also been found, one of which contains feathers from a bird that lived more than 600 years ago.  Kurt Burnham of the University of Oxford: "To date, this is the longest continually used (and currently used) raptor nest ever documented." by eddie
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eddie The oldest bird of prey nest ever recorded, a 2500 year old falcon nest, has been discovered in Greenland. Three other nests, each over 1,000 years old, have also been found, one of which contains feathers from a bird that lived more than 600 years ago. Kurt Burnham of the University of Oxford: "To date, this is the longest continually used (and currently used) raptor nest ever documented."
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Three human skulls found in Gough’s Cave, Somerset, England were carefully worked into the shape of bowls, indicating that they were used to drink from. At 14,700 years old, these are the oldest skull cups ever discovered, and they were surrounded by other human remains that had been snapped to get to the marrow inside, suggesting cannibalism. by amie
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amie Three human skulls found in Gough’s Cave, Somerset, England were carefully worked into the shape of bowls, indicating that they were used to drink from. At 14,700 years old, these are the oldest skull cups ever discovered, and they were surrounded by other human remains that had been snapped to get to the marrow inside, suggesting cannibalism.
Curiosities
Nuummite...discovered in Greenland in 1982 is over 3 billion years old, one of the oldest stones known to man. Known as the "Empath Stone" it has high vibrational qualities. by bernice
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bernice Nuummite...discovered in Greenland in 1982 is over 3 billion years old, one of the oldest stones known to man. Known as the "Empath Stone" it has high vibrational qualities.
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paintings of bird nests | Bird Nest Paintings by sheena
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sheena paintings of bird nests | Bird Nest Paintings
Party Planning
These lions found in a cave in France in 1994 are 32,000 years old, and are believed to be the oldest paintings ever discovered by jayne
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jayne These lions found in a cave in France in 1994 are 32,000 years old, and are believed to be the oldest paintings ever discovered
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Researchers found that petroglyphs discovered in western Nevada are at least 10,500 years old, making them the oldest rock art ever dated in North America. by jayne
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jayne Researchers found that petroglyphs discovered in western Nevada are at least 10,500 years old, making them the oldest rock art ever dated in North America.
History
This Vanilla Wafer Cake has been around for years. I used to make it back in the seventies when my children were small and we lived on the farm.  I have been going through some of my old recipes an... by Vicky Clowers
Vicky Clowers
Vicky Clowers This Vanilla Wafer Cake has been around for years. I used to make it back in the seventies when my children were small and we lived on the farm.  I have been going through some of my old recipes an...
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Quvenzhané Wallis, auditioned for the role of Hushpuppy in Beasts of the Southern Wild at age 5. Now at 9 years old, she’s currently the youngest actress to ever have been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress. by vonda
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vonda Quvenzhané Wallis, auditioned for the role of Hushpuppy in Beasts of the Southern Wild at age 5. Now at 9 years old, she’s currently the youngest actress to ever have been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress.
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Human footprints found in Britain are oldest ever seen outside of Africa. Extraordinary new evidence of Britain's first human inhabitants has been discovered in Norfolk. Around 50 footprints, made by members by an early species of prehistoric humans almost a million years ago, have been revealed by coastal erosion near the village of Happisburgh, in Norfolk, 17 miles north-east of Norwich. 1/6 by lea
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lea Human footprints found in Britain are oldest ever seen outside of Africa. Extraordinary new evidence of Britain's first human inhabitants has been discovered in Norfolk. Around 50 footprints, made by members by an early species of prehistoric humans almost a million years ago, have been revealed by coastal erosion near the village of Happisburgh, in Norfolk, 17 miles north-east of Norwich. 1/6
Anthropologie
"Pirate" Bird of Prey "Peregrine Falcon" "Duck Hawk" by katee
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katee "Pirate" Bird of Prey "Peregrine Falcon" "Duck Hawk"
Feathered Friends
This 8 cm high carving of a human face on mammoth ivory is 26,000 years old, and was found in former Czechoslovakia. The object is the oldest portrait of a human being yet discovered. The head appears to have been fastened to a staff or baton. by lea
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lea This 8 cm high carving of a human face on mammoth ivory is 26,000 years old, and was found in former Czechoslovakia. The object is the oldest portrait of a human being yet discovered. The head appears to have been fastened to a staff or baton.
Anthropologie
Meet Misa and Fukumaru.    Thirteen years ago, photographer Miyoko Ihara began snapping pictures of the budding relationship between her now 88-year-old grandmother, Misa, and her odd-eyed kitten, Fukumaru. Since Misa found the cat abandoned in a shed, the pair have barely ever been apart. Their beautiful friendship is documented in a photo book, Misao the Big Mama and Fukumaru the Cat. by sharene
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sharene Meet Misa and Fukumaru. Thirteen years ago, photographer Miyoko Ihara began snapping pictures of the budding relationship between her now 88-year-old grandmother, Misa, and her odd-eyed kitten, Fukumaru. Since Misa found the cat abandoned in a shed, the pair have barely ever been apart. Their beautiful friendship is documented in a photo book, Misao the Big Mama and Fukumaru the Cat.
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Lions Mane Jellyfish is the largest jellyfish in the world have been swimming in arctic waters since before the dinosaurs (over 650 million years ago) and are among some of the oldest surviving species in the world. The largest can come in at about 6 meters and has tentacles over 50 meters long. Pretty amazing. They have hundreds of poisonous tentacles that it used to catch passing by fish. it then slowly drags in it’s prey and eats it. by deanne
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deanne Lions Mane Jellyfish is the largest jellyfish in the world have been swimming in arctic waters since before the dinosaurs (over 650 million years ago) and are among some of the oldest surviving species in the world. The largest can come in at about 6 meters and has tentacles over 50 meters long. Pretty amazing. They have hundreds of poisonous tentacles that it used to catch passing by fish. it then slowly drags in it’s prey and eats it.
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New chapter: The shoulder-grazing look that Miley Cyrus, who turns 24 today, is currently sporting on The Voice is the longest her hair has been in years by eddie
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eddie New chapter: The shoulder-grazing look that Miley Cyrus, who turns 24 today, is currently sporting on The Voice is the longest her hair has been in years
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Iran's Burnt City, five thousand years old ... Among other things, the world's oldest dice were discovered there by Nina Maltese
Nina Maltese
Nina Maltese Iran's Burnt City, five thousand years old ... Among other things, the world's oldest dice were discovered there
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The oldest footprint ever found, Kenya, one million five hundred thousand years old by jayne
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jayne The oldest footprint ever found, Kenya, one million five hundred thousand years old
History
Torenvalk or Common Kestrel - The Common Kestrel is a bird of prey species belonging to the kestrel group of the falcon family Falconidae. It is also known as the European Kestrel, Eurasian Kestrel, or Old World Kestrel by karina
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karina Torenvalk or Common Kestrel - The Common Kestrel is a bird of prey species belonging to the kestrel group of the falcon family Falconidae. It is also known as the European Kestrel, Eurasian Kestrel, or Old World Kestrel
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Over the past few years, there have been major changes about wedding photography which is great news to anyone who is currently shopping for a wedding photographer. The trend is toward a new, more contemporary style of photography. It’s more relaxed, more natural and more artistic than ever. Gone are the old, forced, unnatural looking poses of the past. by charliestrong
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charliestrong Over the past few years, there have been major changes about wedding photography which is great news to anyone who is currently shopping for a wedding photographer. The trend is toward a new, more contemporary style of photography. It’s more relaxed, more natural and more artistic than ever. Gone are the old, forced, unnatural looking poses of the past.
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A painting, dating back over 4,300 years, discovered in the tomb of a priest, just 1,000 ft. east of the Great Pyramid at Giza in Egypt depicts scenes of ancient life. It shows vivid scenes of life, including boats sailing south on the Nile River, a bird hunting trip in a marsh and a man named Perseneb who's shown with his wife and dog. It was discovered in 2012 by the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, which has been excavating these tombs since 1996. by therese
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therese A painting, dating back over 4,300 years, discovered in the tomb of a priest, just 1,000 ft. east of the Great Pyramid at Giza in Egypt depicts scenes of ancient life. It shows vivid scenes of life, including boats sailing south on the Nile River, a bird hunting trip in a marsh and a man named Perseneb who's shown with his wife and dog. It was discovered in 2012 by the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, which has been excavating these tombs since 1996.
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Lady Guinevere  Goshawk Raptor Bird of Prey Hunter by elinay, $8.88 by thelma
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thelma Lady Guinevere Goshawk Raptor Bird of Prey Hunter by elinay, $8.88
Beauties
Another pic of Methuselah, a bristlecone pine, the oldest tree in the world. 4,768 years old by StarWatchCat
StarWatchCat
StarWatchCat Another pic of Methuselah, a bristlecone pine, the oldest tree in the world. 4,768 years old
planet Earth
The Archelon is the largest sea turtle species ever discovered. It lived during a time when most of North America was covered by a shallow ocean, about 75-65 million years ago. by echkbet
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echkbet The Archelon is the largest sea turtle species ever discovered. It lived during a time when most of North America was covered by a shallow ocean, about 75-65 million years ago.
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One Of The Longest Cliffhangers Ever by lorraine
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lorraine One Of The Longest Cliffhangers Ever
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This Bristlecone Pine is one of the oldest trees in North America at 4841 years old by Sharon Lee Ford
Sharon Lee Ford
Sharon Lee Ford This Bristlecone Pine is one of the oldest trees in North America at 4841 years old
This Bristlecone Pine is one of the oldest trees in North America at 4841 years old by annette
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annette This Bristlecone Pine is one of the oldest trees in North America at 4841 years old
Animals and Nature
From the Bird Of Prey Centre, Biggleswade by maura
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maura From the Bird Of Prey Centre, Biggleswade
photography that melts me
bird of prey by maura
LEGO fan spends 6 years perfecting Klingon Bird of Prey | The Brothers Brick | The Brothers Brick | LEGO Blog by maura
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maura LEGO fan spends 6 years perfecting Klingon Bird of Prey | The Brothers Brick | The Brothers Brick | LEGO Blog
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The Royal Parks, London. The oldest recorded tree is found in Bushy Park. It is a Sweet Chestnut (Castanea sativa) planted c 1370. That that makes it 644 years old! by eddie
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eddie The Royal Parks, London. The oldest recorded tree is found in Bushy Park. It is a Sweet Chestnut (Castanea sativa) planted c 1370. That that makes it 644 years old!
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Gyrfalcon - Bird of prey by Hercio Dias
Hercio Dias
Hercio Dias Gyrfalcon - Bird of prey
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Amazing Bird of Prey by maura