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Early Mammal Ancestor Discovered

Fossil hunters have found the earliest known common ancestor of a group of mammals that includes humans. About 125 million years ago, the chipmunk-like Eomaia scampered around bushes, eating insects and dodging dinosaurs. NPR's Richard Harris reports for All Things Considered.

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