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A research team from Yamagata University has found 24 geoglyphs on Peru’s Nazca Plateau that are believed to be older than the famous hummingbird and monkey geoglyphs at the UNESCO World Heritage site.

The geoglyphs, discovered about 1½ km north of the town of Nazca in southern Peru, include what looks like a llama and other unrecognizable land pictures, which are believed to date back to 400 to 200 B.C., the team said Tuesday.

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