The ancient fauna on Apsheron peninsula

The fact that Apsheron peninsula was populated with fossil animals from very ancient times has shown by various paleontology and archaeological excavations. The interesting news published by Today.Az on 07/01/08 has proved this fact once again:

"Backbone of unknown gigantic animal found in Baku
07 January 2008 [12:28] - Today.Az

A bone of an unknown gigantic animal has been found in Baku, according to Day.Az reader Ramiz. Guseynov. He said a part of a backbone of an unknown animal of 30-32 cm in diameter was found at a depth of 4 meters during construction of a private garage on the northwest of Baku (Alatava street).
The backbone fragment is 11 kg in weight, though it looks even heavier."