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Neanderthal eagle talon jewelry found in Croatia

Polished eagle talons found in Croatia 100 years ago have been reexamined and researchers now believe the talons were worn by Neanderthals as jewelry 130,000 years ago. However, a discovery that includes a University of Kansas researcher has found that some Neanderthals were more cognitively advanced than we knew. A set

Giant extinct eagle may have swooped down and eaten humans

Computer scans of the fossil remains of the Haast's eagle, a giant raptor that went extinct 500 years ago, show that the bird was a predator, not a scavenger as previously thought. Scientists believe the Haast's eagle became extinct about 500 years ago, most likely due to habitat destruction and the