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Rabbits lead archaeologists to Neolithic tools

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Burrowing rabbits have led archaeologists to unearth Neolithic tools that date back 8,000 years at Land’s End, England.

Archaeologists are hopping with excitement after a “gold mine” of 8,000-year-old buried treasures was dug up – by burrowing rabbits.

The wild rodents unearthed ancient arrow heads, flint tools and crude knives or hide scrapers as they built a network of warrens close to Land’s End.

Excited experts have dated the relics back to the Neolithic or Stone Age.

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Story: Steve Grant, WMN | Photo: WMN

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