The image above shows a mummified ibis from ancient Egypt that was packed with snails after death. Other mummified ibises were found packed full of grains or small fish. These findings are the first evidence that the ancient Egyptians provided these birds with food for the afterlife. To read more and see the amazing images, visit National Geographic’s Daily News.


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Image from the Daily News: Andrew Wade and Yale Peabody Museum (item ANT.006924.004)