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Scientists tunnel back over 4,000 years in time – through bat guano

The Jamaican fruit-eating bat (Artibeus jamaicensis) is one of five species that roost in Home Away from Home Cave in Jamaica

For many years now, scientists have learned about the past by analyzing core samples taken from ice caps or soil. They have now applied that same technique to a millennia-old pile of bat poop, with interesting results.

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