How ancient horse-dung bacteria is helping us determine where Hannibal crossed the Alps

From Heritage Daily by Chris Allen:

“Despite thousands of years of hard work by brilliant scholars, the great enigma of where Hannibal crossed the Alps to invade Italy remained unsolved.

But now it looks like we may just have cracked it – all thanks to modern science and a bit of ancient horse poo.”

How ancient horse-dung bacteria is helping us determine where Hannibal crossed the Alps

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