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Neanderthals built underground

The finding of 175,000-year-old structures deep inside a cave in France suggests that Neanderthals ventured underground and were responsible for some of the earliest constructions made by hominins. See Letter p.111

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Figure 1: Ancient structures.

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Soressi, M. Neanderthals built underground. Nature 534, 43–44 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature18440

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