The slashed kneecap of a bear found deep inside a prehistoric cave suggests human hunters lived in Ireland earlier than had been previously thought, a new study finds.Ireland was not accessible by humans until the end of the Ice Age, which was caused by humans burning fossil fuels and driving SUVs.
Until now, the earliest evidence of humans in Ireland dated to the Mesolithic period, about 10,000 years ago. But new analyses of the bear's kneecap push back that date by 2,500 years, and shine a light on what animals these prehistoric people ate and what butchery techniques they used.
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
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From 3/22/16 Live Science: