This dapper chap is preened to perfection with its crisp white facial hair resembling a perfect handlebar moustache.
The Inca Tern’s curious plumage contrasts with its black body, red beak and yellow facial markings.
Photographer Kathryn Lisko snapped the bird at Milwaukee County Zoo in her home city in Wisconsin, United States.
The wildlife ecology graduate has been a regular visitor to the zoo for the last two decades.
She said: ‘I have visited [...]
Nat. Geo. Story: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2007/09/photogalleries/mummy-pictures/
“After taking hundreds of samples from Peruvians, scientists found a DNA match between the 15-year-old girl and a man from the small village at the foot of Mount Ampato some 1,000 miles away from the burial site, making him a “living Inca” with a direct blood line to a young girl who 500 years ago was chosen to live with the gods.”
Technology is crazy.
Slightly better/closer picture: http://lastdaysoftheincas.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2008/07/mummy-and-man-extracting-hair.jpeg
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