Wyoming Infant Mummy Has Blond Hair, Native American DNA

July 7, 2014 2:25 PM

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A mummy discovered around 1929 is a rare example of a mummified baby that was born with anencephaly around 500 years ago, scientists say.

Called "Chiquita," the mummified infant has wispy blond hair and leathery skin, and she has something in common with another mummy that was accidentally unearthed in the 1930s by prospectors hunting for gold in Casper, Wyo., the Casper Star-Tribune reported.

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