Traces of crawling in Italian cave give clues to ancient humans' social behaviour

May 14, 2019 - General

Evidence of crawling in an Italian cave system sheds new light on how late Stone Age humans behaved as a group, especially when exploring new grounds, says a study published in eLife.

In the cave of Bàsura, a preliminary survey of fossil traces is carried out on glossy sheets
as a reference for more detailed analyses [Credit: Isabella Salvador]The cave of Bàsura at Toirano and its human and animal fossil traces have been known since…

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