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Only the tail measures one meter long which makes deduce the impressive size of this specimen. In addition to the five shields of Glyptodonts that are exposed there, there are samples of other species such as the Panochthus and the Chlamydotherium. Remains of other species such as half an armadillo Dasipodido coracita and medium flow rate case of a Prodaedicurus, of more than two million years old have been found. Among the exhibited remains, there are a number of JAWS and molar loose of various extinct animals, as also several skulls of midsize. You can see a shelf with femurs and bones of Magatherio and Lestodonte (the Magatherio was the world’s largest mammal) as well as a variety of fossil invertebrates and a complete pelvis of the Glossotherio. There are also various samples of minerals and parts of indigenous archaeology.

This private collection, was donated by its owner to the Municipal Administration of colony and it was inaugurated as a Museum since 1976. INDIGENOUS MUSEUM. The indigenous population in the Rio de la Plata, highlighted by live in independent tribes among themselves, and their way of life was nomadic. They lived hunting and fishing and the gathering of wild fruits. Although not created a writing system, they were good craftsmen. Bone, stone and mud were materials that worked and this made their weapons and other utensils, which consisted of mortars, BOLAS, knives and terracotta pots. For hunting they used the spear, bow and arrow, Bola and puzzles. They were called Indians Charruas.

His attire was based on a chiripa and ornaments were shells of mollusks, feathers and bones. They believed in afterlife life even though they did not have a clear religious belief. It was not clear either their language or their music. In 1988 was opened this museum exhibiting materials found in the area. This valuable private collection was donated to the Mayor of Cologne and is currently guarded by its own creator.