A Man Stumbled Upon Something Weird In The Riverbank And What He Discovered Has Amazed The World
It was a normal day for Farmer Jose Antonio Nievas who hails from Carlos Spegazzini in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. He was taking a ride in his car when he suddenly stopped the car and moved out from it!
He never knew that he was going to stumble upon something that can give rise to an important discovery!
He stumbled upon this strange looking object which at the first appearance seemed like a big stone or a dinosaur's egg. But to experts' surprise, it wasn't either of them
The massive shell being partially covered in mud was too difficult to recognise! Even Jose 's wife correctly remembers this discovery that he made which all of them ignored then.
She mentioned about it saying..My husband went out of the car and when he came back he said, "Hey, I just found an egg that looks like it came from a dinosaur." We all laughed because we thought it was a joke." Jose had discovered it in December 2015.
Keep reading to know what the scientists revealed about that strange object
According to some scientists, it was a shell of an ancient animal which had grown to a size of a small automobile.
The scientists finally came to a conclusion and said that it was a glyptodont shell. Glyptodont was a large mammal which has now become extinct. Glyptodonts are the ancestors of modern-day armadillos.
Go ahead to find more information about them in the video.
These ancient animals. according to the scientists, grew up to a large size and had a shell that could weigh up to a ton.
According to Earth touch news, "These strange mammals evolved over 18 million years ago in South America when the continent was an island and was separated from other landmasses. This isolation led to the evolution of not just glyptodonts, but also of terror birds, giant sloths and more. These animals inhabited various regions of South America for about tens of millions of years." See this video for more information about it
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