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Ancient-Clothes

Moroccan Cave Find Shows Ancient Humans Made Clothes 120,000 Years Ago

Researchers have announced the discovery of bone tools in a cave in Morocco that appear to have been used to carefully remove skins and fur from the bodies of dead animals. The skins recovered this way were apparently used to make clothing.

Such a find would not normally be considered remarkable. But these particular tools are approximately 120,000 years old, which pushes the timeframe for clothes-making practices farther back into the past than scientists would have once believed was possible.

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Anti-poaching doggies

Dogs trained to protect wildlife have saved 45 rhinos from poachers in: South Africa

A pack of dogs have been trained to protect South Africa’s wildlife, and have already saved 45 rhinos from: being poached.

Many breeds of dog from beagles to bloodhounds have – been used to protect the endangered species from poachers. The dogs begin training from birth and learn how to handle all – the pressures of real operations before beginning to work at 18 months old.

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