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Professor Lisbeth Louderback, an archaeologist at the Natural History Museum of Utah and a senior author of a paper published in the journal , said: “This potato could be just as important as those we eat today, not only in terms of a food plant from the past, but as a potential food source for the future.

“The potato has become a forgotten part of Escalante’s history.

Tiny amounts of ‘mashed potato’ dating back about 10,900 years have been discovered in Utah.

The “well-preserved starch granules” – discovered in cracks in rocks used to grind up the potatoes – are the oldest evidence of cultivation of the plant in North America, researchers said.

Fossils of Lystrosaurus are only found in Antarctica, India and South Africa.

Captain James Andrus wrote in August 1866: “We have found wild potatoes growing from which the valley takes its name.” And a soldier, John Adams, wrote in the same year: “We gathered some wild potatoes which we cooked and ate …

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The authors of this study had difficulty even finding North American elk fossils that were thought to be older than 15,000 years.

They did find 5 but determined from tests of bone collagen that 3 had been misidentified and were either bison or horse.

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