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37,000-year-old mammoth butchery site may be oldest evidence of human presence in North America

An artist’s rendition of an early man hunting a woolly mammoth (The original mammoth). (Image credit: Shutterstock) (opens in a new tab) A 37,000-year-old mammoth butchery site discovered in New Mexico may be the earliest evidence of human presence in North America, according to controversial research. Some of the bones at the site show signs …

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Mammoth bones and 'ghost' footprints fuel heated debate over early humans in North America

Mammoth bones and ‘ghost’ footprints fuel heated debate over early humans in North America

Mammoth bones and the “ghost” footprints of ancient people are the latest evidence for scientific debate about when the first humans reached the Americas. Fossilized bones, in particular, could suggest that people lived in North America tens of thousands of years before the generally accepted date for the arrival of the first Native Americans of …

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