Neanderthal 'Family' Possibly Victim of Cannibal Attack

The remains of a possible family group of Neanderthals, including an infant, were discovered in a cave in Spain, researchers reported this week. The bones of the 12 individuals show signs of cannibalism, suggesting another Neanderthal group came along and chowed down on the meat.
This group of Neanderthals died some 49,000 years ago, the research suggests. Shortly after, a violent storm or other natural disaster likely caused the cave to collapse and bury their remains at the El Sidron site... Read More
A cave system in El Sidron, Spain, preserved remains of at least 12 Neanderthals who may have been a group of relatives. Credit: Lalueza-Fox Lab.

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