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Ancient giant turtle driven to extinction by humans

Humans were responsible for driving an ancient giant species of turtle to extinction almost 3,000 years ago. It is one of the first cases that clearly shows that humans played a role in the demise of the giant, extinct animals known as "megafauna". An Australian research team discovered turtle leg

3,000-year-old headless skeletons discovered on Vanuatu

The skeletons of 71 individuals have been found buried in an old coral reef in Vanuatu which served as a cemetery 3,000 year ago. When a team of archaeologists began excavating an old coral reef in Vanuatu in 2008 and 2009, they soon discovered it had served as a cemetery in