This Behemoth Lay Hidden In The Jungle For 30 Years. Then The Military Made A Momentous Discovery

In 1972 a group of soldiers on board a Royal Australian Air Force helicopter were flying over a remote part of Papua New Guinea. Suddenly, they detected a large, partially submerged object in a stretch of wetlands, and when they flew closer, they couldn’t believe what they were seeing…

Encompassing a plethora of Pacific islands just north of Australia, Papua New Guinea is home to some of the world’s most exotic wilderness. Its many varied ecosystems include lush tropical rainforests, rugged mountain chains, volcanoes, savannahs and swamps.

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