Rabbits lead archaeologists to Neolithic tools

Published on February 11th, 2014 | by Admin



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.

[Full story]

Story: Steve Grant, WMN | Photo: WMN

Tags: , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  • Follow me on Twitter!   Subscribe to my RSS feed!
  • Question of the Moment

    "Intellectuals solve problems; geniuses prevent them." - Albert Einstein

    View Results

    Loading ... Loading ...
  • Sponsors

  • Archives