Scientists in Germany have been excavating an open-cast brown coal mine since 2008. They have found amazingly well preserved remains of large mammals, reptiles, trees, flora and fauna. The site has also yielded a collection of eight hunting spears, reported to be the oldest ever found at 300,000 years of age. The discoveries from this site are providing in-depth information about human hunting skills, habitation and our early impact upon an entire landscape. To read more, click here.
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