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From human remains more than 13,000 years old to the earliest middens and fishhooks in North America, the Channel Islands National Park off the California coast are a treasure trove of information about early North American people.
In later centuries, European settlers viewed the middens as a resource.
Shell middens are layers of cooking remains, particularly bones, shell and grease, deposited through years of human use of a site.
Erosion has already washed away cemeteries and historic Native American sites, called middens, along the state's coast.
Marneweck and colleagues tracked more than 200 individual white rhinos in South Africa from different populations and took samples of their poop after the animals visited their middens.
The menu has ranged from mammoth to lemurs to seafood, scattered through caves and collected in middens.
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