In this August 2013 photo, excavators work at the Upward Sun River discovery site in Alaska. (Ben Potter/University of Alaska via AP)

In this August 2013 photo, excavators work at the Upward Sun River discovery site in Alaska. (Ben Potter/University of Alaska via AP)

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