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Leopard fossil found in northern Italy

The ancient shinbone of a leopard has been found on the banks of a river in northern Italy. Leopards may have roamed across Italy alongside Neanderthals, a new study finds. Scientists analyzed an ancient, well-preserved bone discovered by amateur scientist Renato Bandera in the summer of 2014 and donated to the Paleoanthropological

Ancient skulls show mixed features

Partial skulls dated back more than 100,000 years show traits from modern humans, archaic humans, and Neanderthals. These new fossils suggest that far-flung groups of ancient humans were more genetically linked across Eurasia than often previously thought, researchers in the new study said. "I don't like to think of these fossils as

Remains of butchered mammoth found in Mexico

The near complete remains of a mammoth who live between 12,000-14,000 years ago has been found near Mexico City. Mexican experts are carefully digging up fossils of a Pleistocene-era mammoth believed to have been cut to pieces by ancient humans. Remains of the giant wooly mammal, believed to be some 14,000 years

Ancient cemetery found in Taiwan

A cemetery dating back 4,800 years has been unearthed in central Taiwan. The 48 sets of remains unearthed in graves in the Taichung area are the earliest trace of human activity found in central Taiwan. The most striking discovery among them was the skeleton of a young mother looking down at

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