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Thursday, May 15, 2014

Girl’s 12,000-year-old skeleton sheds light on Kennewick Man

Diver Susan Bird works at the bottom of Hoyo Negro, a large dome-shaped underwater cave on Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. She carefully brushes the human skull found at the site while her team members take detailed photographs.