Nazca Lines

Large 2,000-year-old feline figure discovered in Peru's Nazca lines
Nazca lines
Nazca lines Credit: Cyril Bèle (Creative Commons Attribution 2.0)

The cat then went unnoticed until plans were recently drawn up for a new path leading to an observation platform. In a statement, Peru's culture ministry said: "The figure was scarcely visible and was about to disappear because it's situated on quite a steep slope that's prone to the effects of natural erosion."