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The Americas: the origin of wild turkey

Birds descend from a group of dinosaurs called theropods (from Greek meaning “beast feet”). The Turkey and chicken have the closest overall chromosome pattern to their dinosaur ancestor, possibly Tyrannosaurus Rex! After the dinosaurs were gone, mammals and birds were … Continue reading

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Teotihuacan in Mexico compared to Roman Kingdom in Italy: Part Two

Little is certain about the Roman kingdom’s history, as no records and few inscriptions from the time of the kings survive and we find a similar lack of written history for Teotihuacan.  As small groups of hunter gatherers, 12 to … Continue reading

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Teotihuacan in Mexico compared to Rome, Italy: Part One

Setting the scene Thousands of years ago, as the ice sheets melted and humans began their migrations and explorations of this Earth, let us try to imagine, without modern transport and comforts, how tribes of people could travel from Africa … Continue reading

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The tribes who evolved out of Africa to eventually become pre-Roman settlers

Influencers of pre Roman tribes were The Scythians – the Greeks’ name for this initially nomadic people. They inhabited Scythia from at least the 11th century BCE to the 2nd century CE. This included Kazakhstan, thought to be the location … Continue reading

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