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300,000-year-old nearly complete elephant skeleton unearthed at Schoningen site in Lower Saxony

May 19, 2020 - General

Elephants ranged over Schoningen in Lower Saxony 300,000 years ago. In recent years, remains of at least ten elephants have been found at the Palaeolithic sites situated on the edges of the former opencast lignite mine. Now, archaeologists from the Senckenberg Centre for Human Evolution and Palaeoenvironment at the University of Tubingen, in cooperation with the Lower Saxony State Office for Heritage, have recovered for the first time…

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