Indonesia: Archaeologists find world's oldest animal cave painting

The life-sized picture of a wild pig found in a remote cave is thought to be 45,000 years old.

Jan. 14, 2021 ~2 min

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Amazon rainforest rock art depicts giant Ice Age creatures

Researchers say the paintings in modern-day Colombia are believed to be about 12,000 years old.

Dec. 3, 2020 ~2 min

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Earliest art in the British Isles discovered on Jersey

Fragments of stone engraved with abstract designs are the earliest art in the British Isles.

By Paul Rincon • bbcnews
Aug. 19, 2020 ~6 min

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Mudwasps used to date Australia's aboriginal rock art

Scientists use the remains of wasps’ nests to date Australia’s ancient aboriginal rock art.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Feb. 5, 2020 ~5 min

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Sulawesi art: Animal painting found in cave is 44,000 years old

Experts say the art, found in an Indonesian cave, could be the world's oldest recorded story.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Dec. 12, 2019 ~3 min

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National Wildlife Property Repository: The people who take care of dead animals

There are millions of creatures, flora and fauna stored at the National Wildlife Property Repository in Colorado

By Dhruti Shah • bbcnews
Oct. 24, 2019 ~7 min

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In six objects

The National Museum of Scotland unveils the final three galleries of its £80m redevelopment.

By Pauline McLean • bbcnews
Feb. 8, 2019 ~5 min

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Sir Quentin Blake brings science pioneers to life

Amy Johnson is one of 20 renowned figures to feature in a new work from the much-loved illustrator.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Oct. 18, 2018 ~4 min