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The world's oldest spears

Humans of 400,000 years ago were sophisticated big-game hunters. Complete hunting spears discovered in a German coal-mine puncture the idea that these people hadn't the technology or foresight to hunt systematically.

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Dennell, R. The world's oldest spears. Nature 385, 767–768 (1997). https://doi.org/10.1038/385767a0

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