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Remains of 2000-year-old Wolf Unearthed in Sutherland (Scotland)

posted Sep 18, 2018, 10:46 PM by chloe owens

6/16/2018, by Chris McLennan, Theh Press and Journal

Remains of 2000-year-old wolf unearthed in Sutherland (Scotland)

A digger driver was extracting peat for crofter Duncan MacKay at Rogart in Sutherland when the remains were found five feet deep. Mr MacKay, 66, was so intrigued by the find he contacted Brora Heritage Centre and archaeologist Dr Nick Lindsay, chairman of Clyne Heritage Society, was called in and later excavated a preserved skull, bones, teeth, claws and thick fur coat…Dr Lindsay took the find to Inverness Museum, where conservator Jeanette Pearson is to make a definitive identification.