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9,900-year-old female skeleton discovered in Mexico distinct from other early American settlers

February 6, 2020 - General

A new skeleton discovered in the submerged caves at Tulum sheds new light on the earliest settlers of Mexico, according to a study published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Wolfgang Stinnesbeck from Universität Heidelberg, Germany.

Underwater exploration of Chan Hol Cave, near Tulum, Mexico
[Credit: Eugenio Acevez]Humans have been living in Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula since at least the Late Pleistocene (126,000-11,700 years…

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