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January 18, 2007

'Cloud Warriors of Peru' — Were They Space Aliens?

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That's the question I'm asking after looking at a schematic drawing (above) of "the Huaca la Penitenciaria de la Meseta..., a massive platform ruin that appears to have been left behind by the Chachapoya on a Peruvian jungle plateau,"

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as noted in a caption in yesterday's USA Today story about the "mystifying" structure.

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Once you consider the highest and best use of a 200-foot-long by 100-foot-wide flat plaza, it all starts to make sense.

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They were not men — nor were they Devo.

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They were Chachapoya.

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