giant clamp Tridacna costataA new species of giant clam had been discovered in the Red Sea region, and behind its gigantic clamp holds the story of a major human migration over one hundred thousand years ago. The sudden wipe-out of the species 110,000 years ago, revealed through scientific analysis, may just be the reason why human migrated out of africa to the Red Sea that time. Scientists said that the creatures might be a dominant being in ancient times, but currently there’s only 13 of them found alive along the Red Sea in Jordan.

Source: nationalgeographic

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