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Vulnerable prehistoric giants

The remains of glyptodonts, a group of extinct giant armadillos, indicate that humans spread to South America earlier than previously assumed. Found in northwestern...

Archaeological project analyzes informal commerce in the colonial Caribbean

The historical archaeologist Konrad A. Antczak, a Marie Skłodowska-Curie researcher with the UPF Department of Humanities and member of the Research Group on Colonialism,...

Extinct giant turtle had horned shell of up to three metres

The tropical region of South America is one of the world's hot spots when it comes to animal diversity. The region's extinct fauna is...

Costa Rica ‘more complete’ after recovering 200 artefacts from Venezuela

Costa Rica said it is "more complete" after recovering nearly 200 pre-Columbian artefacts from Venezuela, where they had been amassed by a wealthy Estonian...

Venezuelan rock art mapped in unprecedented detail

Rock engravings located in Western Venezuela - including some of the largest recorded anywhere in the world - have been mapped in unprecedented detail...

Earth sank twice, flooding the Eastern Amazon

A tiny shark tooth, part of a mantis shrimp and other microscopic marine organisms reveal that as the Andes rose, the Eastern Amazon sank...