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Exodus of Mesa Verde Region Tracked Using Ancient Turkey DNA

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By Vandy Bowyer October 18, 2017 - 4:16pm

Students in Anthropology 377 will find this of interest. Research on ancient DNA from domesticated turkeys is used to track the large migration of Ancestral Pueblo from the Mesa Verde Region to the northern Rio Grande region in New Mexico and Arizona. This article was originally published by Kemp et al, in the open access journal PLOS ONE. For a summary of the study see

http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/08/2017/exodus-from-mesa-verde-tracked-using-domesticated-turkey-dna

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