An international team of researchers found mummified birds in an oasis community in northern Chile, where they were raised for their valuable feathers.
A team of U.S. researchers found genetic evidence that two separate crocodile species lived in the Nile, not just one as was commonly believed.
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Researchers led by Dartmouth College traced mummified baboons in Egypt to an area of Africa where Ethiopia, Eritrea, Dijbouti, Somalia, and Yemen now lie.