Scientists Make Easter Island Statue Walk

By: NationalGeographic


Uploaded on June 21, 2012 by NationalGeographic Powered by YouTube

Researchers Terry Hunt and Carl Lipo test a new theory that suggests how ancient Easter Islanders may have used ropes to "walk" the moai to their platforms.

More on the mystery of Easter Island's statues in the July issue of National Geographic magazine for iPad:

Easter Island, Rapa Nui, Rapanui, Moai, Ancient Statues, Walking Statues, Historical Mysteries, Ancient Civilizations, Terry Hunt, Carl Lipo, National Geographic, Magazines, IPad, July, 2012, Entertainment
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