Construction Worker Digs Up Mind-Blowing Key to the Prehistoric Era

Deep Mining

The company was given the task of collecting the crude oil deep within the mines. It seemed like pretty straightforward work at the time, and so Shawn and the team quickly got to digging. Using his machine to cut through dense layers of rock and sand, Shawn was unaware of what lay underneath his crane. This wasn't just any old soil. It was actually once filled with animals, plants, and marine life hundreds of millions of years ago... 


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The More You Know

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