It turns out Neanderthals painted art inside these European caves, not humans

Ancient sketches of Ice Age animals, stenciled hands, and symbols painted on walls inside three Spanish caves were long suspected to have been left by humans. But with enhanced dating techniques, scientists now believe our thick-browed and extinct evolutionary cousins, Neanderthals, were truly responsible for the art. 
This would mean that we've been giving our hominid ancestors too little credit for their abilities.
Researchers found these paintings are at least around 65,000 years old, predating the arrival of humans in Europe by some 20,000 years. Assuming the dating is accurate, then these paintings would be the earliest known cave art in the world.  Read more... More about Science , History , Art , Archaeology , and Anthropology

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