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[b]Early humans crafted spears as far back as 500,000 years ago, Canadian anthropologists find[/b]

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[size=2]Examples of experimental hafted points from the study (Jayne Wilkins)[/size]

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A University of Toronto-led team of anthropologists has found evidence that human ancestors used stone-tipped weapons for hunting animals 500,000 years ago

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Pretty interesting stuff! It must really be interesting when making replicas of these ancient tools/weapons and then doing the testing and experimentation. Only thing for me, is that's it's massively time consuming, don't know if I'd have the patience for something like that.

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