American Elephants

The Top Ten Mysteriously Vanished Civilizations by The Elephant's Child

The Olmec civilization existed from around 1400 BC in the tropical lowlands of  south-central Mexico.  They were master builders and their major sites included ceremonial courts, house mounds, large conical pyramids and stone monuments.  They relied heavily on trade, but by 400 BC they had largely disappeared.  Did volcanic activity cause them to relocate? Were they invaded? By whom? Nobody knows.

Here are nine other civilizations that disappeared completely, but without leaving forwarding addresses.  Where did they go?


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