Stories Of The Paranormal, The Unexplained, And All Things Incredible

May 24, 2011

Oh My Dog! Mummified Remains from Ancient Puppy Mills?

Catacombs may hold up to 8,000,000 (that's eight million!) canine corpses beneath the Egypt's Saqqara desert. The number is only an estimate and seems extreme but when you consider that many of the puppies were extremely young then they wouldn't be taking up much space. Other dogs apparently lived longer, more luxurious lives before they were eternally preserved.

The complex - approximately 35 feet underground - labyrinth is over 2,500 years old and has only recently come under investigation. It is thought that the creatures were encrypted in honor of the canine-headed god, Anubis, God of the Dead.

Read more about this story from the dark side here.

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