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The researchers concluded that almost all of the black swans now living in New Zealand are descended from swans brought from Australia in the 1860s.The native swans also arrived from Australia, but between one and two million years ago.When floods came in 1908, its remaining pieces were used to help build a levee.
Japanese scientist Fusya Miyake had previously used ancient tree rings to identify an unusual spike in radiocarbon activity at A. 775, which she concluded was caused by a violent solar storm. Now Oxford University scientists Michael Dee and Benjamin Pope hope to search the dendrochronological record for similar spikes.
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reports that New Zealand’s native black swans were hunted to extinction by Polynesians in the fifteenth century.
Nic Rawlence of the University of Otago Palaeogenetics Laboratory and his team compared the skeletons of living birds and fossilized swan remains, and examined DNA samples of the birds.