Wild horses a crucial part of Neanderthal diet, study finds

Wild horses were a crucial food source for Neanderthals who lived in central Slovakia more than 40,000 years ago, a study has revealed. The researchers from Comenius University, in Bratislava, based their findings on analysis of more than 11,500 animal bones, fragments and teeth left by the Neanderthals who lived around the Prepotsk cave in Bojnice.

Thursday, February 12, 2015