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40,000-Year-Old Neanderthal Cave Chamber Discovered in Gibraltar

Professor Clive Finlayson, an evolutionary biologist who is the director of the Gibraltar National Museum, recently led a team of experts along the shore of the eponymous Rock -- finding a Neanderthal cave that was inhabited long ago. They ended...

The Lion’s Den: When Big Cats Roamed the Land in Ancient Greece

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 ancient Greek countryside thousands of years ago. Fossils belonging to small and large mammals,...

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...

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...