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Going Coastal: Sea cave yields ancient signs of modern behavior

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11:04am, October 17, 2007

At Pinnacle Point on South Africa's southern coast, a cave perched above the sea has provided scientists with evidence of a set of surprisingly complex behaviors practiced by Stone Age people about 164,000 years ago, near the evolutionary dawn of Homo sapiens. Our species emerged an estimated 200,000 years ago.

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