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Easter Island Origins Preview

Season 51 Episode 2 | 30s

How were Easter Island’s giant stone heads made? New research challenges the idea that their construction led to environmental and social collapse – and uncovers surprising clues about the origins, innovations, and resilience of the Rapanui people.

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