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Taraclia Village is located on the slopes of the Ceaga River in the Căuşeni region. It is renowned for the numerous gullies that converge in the valley. A famous gully, situated in the southeast of the village, constitutes a natural monument. Its value derives from discovered fossils prehistoric animals living here millions of years ago. 

At the beginning of the 19th century, the first artefacts were discovered in the gully. Following research completed in 1901, 1904, 1907 and 1912, specialists concluded that these artefacts are one of the most important mammal fossil deposits of the Hipparion, the ancestor of the modern day horse, in all of the world.