|Skeleton find called the oldest ever discovered in Americas|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
The divers called her Naia, for “water nymph,” because they discovered her teenage remains in a dark, underwater cave in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula.
She had been hidden there for more than 12,000 years — along with the bones of dozens of extinct ice age beasts _ and divers quickly spotted her skull as they swept the chamber with flashlights.
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