(p. D2) What’s so special about a 300,000-year-old stick stuck in the muck?
“It’s a stick, sure,” said Jordi Serangeli, an archaeologist from the University of Tübingen in Germany.
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. . . the short, pointed piece of wood his team found in Schöningen, Germany, in 2016 may be the newest addition to the hunting arsenal used by extinct human ancestors during the Middle Pleistocene.
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(Note: the online version of the story has the date April 22, 2020, and has the title “A Short, Pointy, 300,000-Year-Old Clue to Our Ancestors’ Hunting Prowess.”)