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December 2011 Archeology - Early Humans
« on: December 04, 2011, 01:44:56 pm »
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Re: December 2011 Archeology - Early Humans
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2011, 02:17:34 pm »
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Feature on 'hominid hunting' in Smithsonian mag:
http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/hominids/2011/12/the-mystery-of-the-missing-hominid-fossils/
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Re: December 2011 Archeology - Early Humans
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2011, 02:07:33 pm »
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Neanderthals apparently built homes from mammoth bones:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/science-news/8963177/Neanderthals-built-homes-with-mammoth-bones.html

... and apparently didn't have as good a sense of smell as homo sapiens sapiens (maybe that was a good thing):
http://news.discovery.com/earth/neanderthal-noses-poor-sniffers-111216.html
 
On the demise of the elephant and the rise of modern humans:
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-12-elephant-modern-years.html
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