[Tweeters] 4000-year-old Redwing found in Norwegian ice

Gary Bletsch garybletsch at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 8 11:19:13 PDT 2017

Dear Tweeters,
An interesting story aired yesterday on Canadian radio. A Norwegian scientist found a Redwing (Turdus iliacus) frozen in some ice. The bird turned out to be about 40 centuries old; I think they used carbon 14 dating on it.
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Yours truly,
Gary Bletsch

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