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Stone Age harpoon uncovered in Timor

A 35,000-year-old harpoon made out of carved bone has been found on the island of Timor. A team led by archaeologist Sue O’Connor of Australian National University in Canberra has unearthed, in a project that began in 2000, what it regards as the broken butt of a bone harpoon point. Three

Remains of enormous extinct rat discovered in cave

The remains of a rat the size of a small dog have been found in a cave in East Timor. The huge rodent, which died out about 2,000 years ago, was three times as big as its modern cousins and weighed more than 13lbs, about the same as a

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