Aucilla River News

What follows is a partial list of news and media organizations that have used the story of the Aucilla River as a feature heading. This world -wide coverage was triggered by Dr. Jessie Halligan and Dr. Mike Water’s
article in “Advances in Science” magazine.
We were pleased with the prominent roll that Dr. Jim Dunbar, chairman of the Aucilla Research Institute played in these wonderful discoveries.

  1. Ancient Stone Tools Are ‘Best’ Evidence Yet for Early Peopling of the Americas Science (2016-05-13)
  2. Underwater archaeologists unearth ancient butchering site Nature (2016-05-13)
  3. Sinkhole discovery suggests humans were in Florida 14,500 years ago Guardian (2016-05-14)
  4. Mastodon meal scraps revise US prehistory BBC News (2016-05-14)
  5. First Settlers in Gulf Coast Far Earlier Than Believed Texas A&M University (2016-05-13)
  6. Humans and Mastodons Coexisted in Florida, New Evidence Shows New York Times (2016-05-13)
  7. Remarkable evidence of ancient humans found under Florida river Reuters (2016-05-13)
  8. Ancient tools and bone found in Florida could help rewrite the story of the first Americans Washington Post (2016-05-13)
  9. Discovery Points to Earlier Arrival of First Americans National Geographic News (2016-05-13)
  10. Scarred, Sunken Mastodon Hints at Earlier Human Arrival in Americas LiveScience (2016-05-13)
  11. Mastodon Tusk Marked by Human-Made Tools (Photos) LiveScience (2016-05-13)
  12. Florida Pre-Clovis site is now oldest known in southeastern United States Past Horizons (2016-05-16)
  13. Florida Divers Bring Up Signs of People 14K Years Ago Newser (2016-05-15)
  14. Ancient Humans, Dogs Hunted Mastodon in Florida Discovery News (2016-05-13)
  15. Florida archaeological site yields clues to early civilization in southeast US Heritage Daily (2016-05-14)
  16. Florida archaeological site yields clues to early civilization in southeast US EurekAlert (2016-05-13)
  17. New evidence that humans settled in southeastern US far earlier than previously believed EurekAlert (2016-05-13)
  18. New evidence that humans settled in southeastern US far earlier than previously believed Phys.org (2016-05-13)
  19. Pre-Clovis civilization in Florida; settlement 1,500 years earlier than previously believed ScienceDaily (2016-05-13)
  20. FSU researcher finds clues to early civilization in southeastern U.S. Florida State University (2016-05-13)
  21. First Americans hunted big game in Florida 14,500 years ago New Scientist (2016-05-13)
  22. First Evidence of Humans in North America Found Off Florida, New Study Says Popular Mechanics (2016-05-13)
  23. Female anthropologist discovers oldest known people in Florida Examiner (2016-05-13)
  24. Items found in Florida sinkhole challenge story of the Americas Fox News (2016-05-16)
  25. Aucilla River archaeological site officially validated Monticello News (2016-05-19)
  26. Stone tools found in Aucilla River yield clues to early life Tallahassee Democrat (201-5-13)