Rat Remains Reveal Landscape Changes Wrought by Human Settlement of Polynesia
Rat Remains Reveal Landscape Changes Wrought by Human Settlement of Polynesia
Isotope changes in the bones demonstrate a similar pattern across far-flung islands.
Rat Remains Reveal Landscape Changes Wrought by Human Settlement of Polynesia
Rat Remains Reveal Landscape Changes Wrought by Human Settlement of Polynesia

Isotope changes in the bones demonstrate a similar pattern across far-flung islands.

Isotope changes in the bones demonstrate a similar pattern across far-flung islands.

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