Coastal Neanderthals Went Diving For Tools

January 16, 2020 - General
Neanderthal tools included shell scrapers. Source: procy_ab & Comugnero Silvana / Adobe Stock

Neanderthals are known to have used tools, but the extent to which they were able to exploit coastal resources has been questioned. New research shows they collected clam shells and volcanic rock from the beach and coastal waters of Italy during the Middle Paleolithic.

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