Early humans hunted beavers 400,000-years-ago

Researchers suggests that early humans were hunting, skinning, and eating beavers around 400,000-years-ago.

First modern humans in Europe are associated with the Gravettian culture

A study conducted by CNRS has determined who the first modern humans to settle in Europe were.

Archaeologists find 476,000-year-old wooden structure

Archaeologists from the University of Liverpool and Aberystwyth University have discovered a wooden structure dating from at least 476,000-years-ago, the earliest known example to date.

Evidence of Neanderthal cannibalism found in Spanish cave

Archaeologists conducting excavations in the Coves del Toll de Moià have uncovered evidence of Neanderthal cannibalism from more than 52,000-years-ago.

Researchers find oldest known Neanderthal engravings

A study published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE has provided evidence to date the age and origin of engravings discovered on a cave wall in France.

2.9-million-year-old butchery site offers window into the dawn of Stone Age technology

According to a new study, our early human ancestors used some of the oldest stone tools ever found to butcher hippos on the shores of Africa’s Lake Victoria, some 2.9-million-years-ago.

The Eye of the Sahara

The Eye of the Sahara, also known as the Richat Structure and the Eye of Africa, is a geological feature in the Sahara Desert’s Adrar Plateau, located in west–central Islamic Republic of Mauritania.

Earliest evidence of humans hunting elephants

A study at the Middle Palaeolithic site of Neumark – Nord, located near Leipzig, Germany, has provided the first indisputable proof of elephant hunting by early humans.

Neanderthals kept animal skulls as hunting trophies

A study by archaeologists and palaeontologists from the National Centre for Human Evolution Research (CENIEH), working in collaboration with the Atapuerca Foundation, have suggested that Neanderthals possessed symbolic capacity and kept animal skulls as hunting trophies with probable "ceremonial" intention.

Archaeologists find 11,000-year-old human remains in British cave

A team of archaeologists from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), have found 11,000-year-old human remains in Heaning Wood Bone Cave, located in Cumbria, England.

50,000-year-old stone tools were made by monkeys

50,000-year-old stone tools found in Pedra Furada, located in the state of Piauí in north-eastern Brazil were made by monkeys.

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