35,000-year-old flute, the oldest instrument known, found in the Ach Valley of southern Germany The nearly intact, five-hole flute was meticulously carved with stone tools from the hollow wing-bone of a giant vulture.
Today Jericho celebrates it's 10,000 year anniversary. The date is mostly symbolic, though the city is one of the oldest in the world, "with evidence of settlement dating back to 9,000 BC and urban fortifications dating back to 7,000 BC, predating Egypt's pyramids by 4,000 years."
In ice condition: Amazingly preserved woolly mammoth found frozen in Siberia after 39,000 YEARS goes on display in Tokyo. Female woolly mammoth was found frozen in a Siberian ice tomb in May. The creature will be on display in Tokyo until September Scientists think she got stuck in a swamp and died over 39,000 years ago. Blood sample found at the scene could be used to clone the beast - WOWWWW !!!
Gyokusendo Okinawa Japan Okinawa World is the largest theme park of Okinawa Prefecture and presents the history, culture and nature of the island in one place. The most visited attraction is Gyokusendo: a 5,000-meter long cave formed about 300,000 years ago. 850 meters of this cavern are open to the public: visitors can walk in the caves evocatively lit and gape osservanfdo the spectacular stalactites and stalagmites.
This 8 cm high carving of a human face on mammoth ivory is 26,000 years old, and was found in former Czechoslovakia. The object is the oldest portrait of a human being yet discovered. The head appears to have been fastened to a staff or baton.
The grizzly bear (Ursus arctos horribilis), also known as the silvertip bear, the grizzly, or the North American brown bear, is a subspecies of brown bear (Ursus arctos) that generally lives in the uplands of western North America. This subspecies is thought to descend from Ussuri brown bears which crossed to Alaska from eastern Russia 100,000 years ago, though they did not move south until 13,000 years ago. Except for cubs and females, grizzlies are normally solitary.