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Amelia Earhart clue found in clumps


Scientific investigations have revealed that human DNA may be present in fragments of material which could provide crucial information about the fate of Amelia Earhart. Collected on Nikumaroro, the material consisted of a tiny bone fragment and clumps of material resembling soil or feces.

“A large and growing body of circumstantial evidence suggests that Earhart and her navigator landed and lived for a time as castaways only to eventually perish on the atoll,” Ric Gillespie, executive director of The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR), said.

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