Weird, 'hybridized' animal skeletons litter the bottom of storage pits in an Iron Age site in England, archaeologists have found.
People were laid to rest without coffins, and even without shrouds, confirming the cemetery was mainly for the poor.
The ancient skeletons will eventually be re-buried at a cemetery near London.
The prehistoric remains were positioned curled into the fetal position, as if spooning each other.
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