pleistocene

Huge, Shaggy Head Of 40,000-Year-Old Wolf Unearthed In Siberia

Huge, Shaggy Head Of 40,000-Year-Old Wolf Unearthed In Siberia

A well-preserved head belonging to an ancient species of Pleistocene wolf has been pulled from the permafrost of northeastern Siberia. The enormous, well-preserved head could yield important genetic information about the evolutionary history of wolves and the origin of domesticated dogs.

Humans Settled Australia’s Interior Way Earlier Than We Realised

Humans Settled Australia’s Interior Way Earlier Than We Realised

Aboriginal people settled Australia’s hot, dry interior at least 10,000 years earlier than previously thought, according to new archaeological evidence unearthed from an ancient rock shelter. It’s a remarkable discovery that points to a level of technological sophistication previously unknown to exist in Australia or Southeast Asia during the late…