Discovery in paleontologist's backyard reveals evidence of North America's early humans

Discovery in paleontologist’s backyard reveals evidence of North America’s early humans

The roughly 37,000-year-old remains of a female mammoth and her calf show distinct signs of butchering, providing new evidence that humans may have arrived in North America much earlier than believed. Paleontologist Timothy Rowe first learned of the fossils in 2013 when a neighbor noticed something sticking out of a hillside on some New Mexico …

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