Peru’s famous Nazca Lines may include drawings of exotic birds

The pre-Inca people who crafted the enormous landscape art depicted winged fliers from far away

Nazca lines

DISTANT FLIGHT  An ancient figure stretching across southern Peru’s Nazca desert plateau depicts a bird known as a hermit, not a hummingbird as once thought, scientists report. Hermits, which are related to hummingbirds, live in rainforests far from the Nazca area.

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