Viking ships moored on a beach.
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The Vikings are best known for raiding Europe in their longships, but there is so much more to these mysterious seafarers.

With each new discovery of a Viking burial or hoard of buried treasure, archeologists are slowly piecing together the Viking Age. From how their warriors sailed the seas with their pets to why they might not have been as blond as we think, Live Science's expert writers and editors reveal the latest news, features and articles about Vikings.  

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