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800-Year-Old Extinct Squash is Brought Back to Life

Something like straight out of a Jurassic Park movie, an extinct “species” of squash was recently brought back to life. It all began as a hunt for archaeological findings in Menemonee Reservatio, Wisconsin.

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After hours of digging, the archaeologists found a clay pot that didn’t look too promising.

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However, they later found that the pot was over 800 years old and contained strange seeds.

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The seeds were planted to see if 800-year-old seeds could still produce something.

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The result amazingly awesome Ancient Squash.

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The squash was named “Gete Okosomin” which roughly means “Really Cool Old Squash” or “Big Old Squash”.

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Previously extinct squash has been brought to life and Gete Okosomin is proof that heritage seeds are a viable food source that is able to survive for centuries. Not to mention that  it is a sure-fire way to know that your crops will be GMO-free!

Source: Off The Grid News

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