Tag: Neanderthals

Neanderthals Hunted Straight-Tusked Elephants 125,000 Years Ago
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Neanderthals Hunted Straight-Tusked Elephants 125,000 Years Ago

flash- February 3, 2023

Straight-tusked elephants (Palaeoloxodon antiquus) were the largest terrestrial mammals of the Pleistocene epoch, present in Europe and western Asia between 800,000 and 100,000 years ago. ... Read More

Neanderthals hunted, butchered massive elephants: study
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Neanderthals hunted, butchered massive elephants: study

flash- February 2, 2023

Neanderthals hunted and butchered huge elephants, according to a new study. This photo shows deep cut marks on the heel bone of a male elephant. ... Read More

World’s Oldest Art Was Created by Neanderthals, Researcher Says
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World’s Oldest Art Was Created by Neanderthals, Researcher Says

flash- January 24, 2023

Neanderthal art was perhaps more abstract than the stereotypical figure and animal cave paintings Homo sapiens made after Neanderthals disappeared about 30,000 years ago. But ... Read More

Neanderthals are not the only species whose dentition is characterized by the possession of thin enamel
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Neanderthals are not the only species whose dentition is characterized by the possession of thin enamel

flash- January 19, 2023

Three of the seven premolars belonging to Homo antecessor analyzed in this study. Credit: Laura Martín-Francés The Dental Anthropology Group of the Centro Nacional de ... Read More

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