Luzia Among Specimens Likely Lost in Brazil Museum Fire | SciShow News

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Luzia, the oldest human fossil in the Western hemisphere, was lost to the Brazil National Museum fire, but around same time, three new species of ancient primates were discovered in San Diego Natural History Museum.

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Image Sources:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:IMG_Montagem_wiki_sharpen.png
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Esqueleto_de_Luzia_01.jpg
https://www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/pub/179272.php

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