In Photos: Human Skeleton Sheds Light on First Americans

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Watery skeleton

Credit: Image courtesy of Paul Nicklen/National Geographic
A near-complete human skeleton has been discovered, buried alongside saber-toothed cats, pumas and bobcats, at the bottom of Hoyo Negro, deep beneath the…Read More »

jungles of the eastern Yucatan Peninsula. Here, divers Nava and Susan Bird transport the Hoyo Negro skull to an underwater turntable so that it can be photographed in order to create a 3D model.   Less «
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