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Four Men Found Dead Inside Cave in Greece

Four men were found dead by men of the Special Disaster Management Unit (EMAK) inside a cave in the Loutraki area in Peloponnese on Saturday morning. Authorities were notified when the wife of one of the men reported her husband missing...

Aggitis River Cave in Drama, Greece One of the Most Spectacular in Europe

One of the largest and most spectacular river caves in all of Europe is situated in northern Greece, near the town of Drama. Aggitis Cave, which it takes its name from the river which runs through it, is an elongated...

First Known Homo Sapiens Outside Africa Was Greek

A partial skull found in Greece is the earliest evidence of the presence of Homo sapiens outside of Africa, scientists have reported in this week’s International Journal of Science, Nature. The team of researchers dated the skull to about 210,000...

The Lion's Den: When Big Cats Roamed Greece (video)

Greek scientists believe that a cave near Vravrona, about 40 km (25 miles) east of Athens, was a hideout for lions and panthers which roamed the Greek countryside thousands of years ago. Fossils belonging to small and large mammals, including...