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”Boomeranged down”

An Australian aboriginal people, whose skeleton was discovered at a riverbank in New South Wales’ Toorale National Park, Australia, two years ago, has been diagnosed to have fallen victim to a boomerang attack. First, it was thought that the individual’s head injuries were inflicted with a sword of an English colonizer but radiocarbon dating suggested that ”Kaakutja” died in the 13th century. Further examinations of his skull have found that “Kaakutja” was killed by a boomerang that damaged his skull.

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