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Feb 19, 2010 11:47 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Eighty clay figures depicting both animals and humans have just been excavated in Northern Ghana, according to information provided to Discovery News by the University of Manchester. Tim Insoll of the university, along with Ghana's Benjamin Kankpeyeng, led the project.  (Credit for all images:...
Nov 20, 2012 09:59 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Ancient turkeys weren't anything like your average Butterball, genetic research shows.
May 3, 2011 08:28 AM ET // Tim Wall
A non-native species of tortoise is proving a good substitute for extinct native seed dispersers in Mauritius.