To strengthen ties, ancient Maya gifted neighbors a spider monkey

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To strengthen ties, ancient Maya gifted neighbors a spider monkey.Washington (AFP) - Seventeen hundred years ago, a female spider monkey was presented as a treasured gift -- and later brutally sacrificed -- to strengthen ties between two major powers of pre-Hispanic America, according to a new study.The...
This article was published Thursday, 24 November, 2022 by AFP
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This handout image provided by Nawa Sugiyama of the University of California Riverside on November 21, 2022, shows the complete skeletal remains of a 1,700 year old female spider monkey that was found in Teotihuacan, Mexico © UC Riverside/AFP Nawa Sugiyama

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