Discovery Channel documentary: Neanderthals ruled for 250.000 years. They managed to survive the ice age, dangerous beasts as well as many other numerous dangers of that time. However they couldn't survive the encounter with modern man. Neanderthals and Cro-Magnons met for the first time 35.000 years ago and only 5.000 years later Neanderthals ...
After 32,000 Years, an Ice Age Flower Blooms Again • Deep in the frozen tundra of northeastern Siberia, a squirrel buried fruits some 32,000 years ago from a plant that bore white flowers. • AP/Institute of Biophysics of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Mammoth Ivory Ice-Age Flute (43,000 years ago) ~ Second world’s oldest known musical instruments has been discovered by German archaeologists. The 18.7-centimetre-long flute, which is carved from mammoth ivory, has three finger holes and would have been capable of playing relatively complex melodies.