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A Musang King durian from Malaysia has set a record by being sold for $39,500, making it one of the most expensive fruits in the world.

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Musang King Durian Sold For Nearly $40,000 At Malaysian Auction

Food: A Musang King durian from Malaysian has set a record by being sold for $39,500, making it one of the most expensive fruits in the world.

  • The event was held last Sunday with bidders driving the price of the fruit and the highest bid made by Huang Qi Wen.

  • The proceeds were donated to a school in Raub, Malaysia, called Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Sungai Ruan.

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Native Americans Originated From A Past Asian Migration

Past: Researchers from the Dental Anthropology Group found that Native Americans originate from East Asia by analyzing the dental similarities between the two groups.

  • They discovered that Native American individuals were classified as East Asians in their analysis around 10-15% of the time.

  • The original population is thought to have lived in the region of Beringia for several thousand years years prior to the migration.

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