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Scientists Discover 10,000-Year-Old Cave Paintings in Brazil

 

Wildlife Conservation Society biologists have discovered cave paintings made by hunter-gatherers between 10,000 to 4,000 years ago while studying wild animals in the Taboco region, the southwestern Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul.

 

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Paintings of a cat and prey in a cave in the Taboco region, the state of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Image credit: Liana Joseph / WCS.

 

The discovery was made in 2009, when Dr Alexine Keuroghlian of the Wildlife Conservation Society

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So modern man may have been around longer than we first thought?

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So modern man may have been around longer than we first thought?

 

No... they pretty much estimated already that the first NA / SA peoples traversed the Asian/NA land bridge some 20,000 years ago, if I am not mistaken.  But I probably am.  :p

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Hah -- that was just me, on vacation.

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