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This Week In History News, Nov. 12 – 18

This Week In History News, Nov. 12 – 18

Buddha's remains possibly unearthed, rare "living fossil" shark caught by fishermen, Earth's oldest winemaking site found.
Trump Will Lift Ban On Importing Elephant Trophies From Africa

Trump Will Lift Ban On Importing Elephant Trophies From Africa

The Trump administration and the NRA argue that big-game hunting is necessary to finance preservation efforts to support endangered animals.
Rare Prehistoric “Living Fossil” Caught By Fishermen

Rare Prehistoric “Living Fossil” Caught By Fishermen

The shark lives between 390 and 4,200 feet below the surface, making live specimens extremely rare to catch.
This Week In History News, Nov. 5 – 11

This Week In History News, Nov. 5 – 11

Grasshopper found in Van Gogh painting, prehistoric cave lion unearthed in Russia, ancient wolf-sized otter discovered in China.
50,000-Year-Old Extinct Lion Found Frozen In Time With Head Resting On Its Paw [VIDEO]

50,000-Year-Old Extinct Lion Found Frozen In Time With Head Resting On Its Paw [VIDEO]

The permafrost of Siberia has the perfect conditions to preserve biological specimens for tens of thousands of years.
How The Death Of The Dinosaurs Is Why We Sleep At Night

How The Death Of The Dinosaurs Is Why We Sleep At Night

The theory that supports this is known as the “nocturnal bottleneck hypothesis.”
This Week In History News, Oct. 29 – Nov. 4

This Week In History News, Oct. 29 – Nov. 4

Hidden chamber found in Great Pyramid, pandas claimed to have not originated in China, art looted by Nazis placed on display for first time.
The Story Of Jackie The Baboon Who Fought In The Trenches Of World War I

The Story Of Jackie The Baboon Who Fought In The Trenches Of World War I

Due to his dedication to the army, he became the official mascot of the 3rd Transvaal Regiment and was taken everywhere with the soldiers.
New Fossil Discovery Suggests Giant Pandas Didn’t Originate In China, But Europe

New Fossil Discovery Suggests Giant Pandas Didn’t Originate In China, But Europe

The new discovery raises questions about the origin of the species.
The Cat Telephone: How To Scientists Turned A Live Cat Into A Working Phone

The Cat Telephone: How To Scientists Turned A Live Cat Into A Working Phone

Ernest Glen Wever and Charles William Bray set out to learn more about how sound is perceived by the auditory nerve.
Men Voluntarily Get Trampled By Cows During Hindu Ritual [VIDEO]

Men Voluntarily Get Trampled By Cows During Hindu Ritual [VIDEO]

Though people are often injured in this dangerous ritual, one's luck is said to grow as one's ailments heal.