Members of human subspecies also appear to have fashioned tools out of bones of their own kind, researchers say
The Goyet caves near Namur, where scientists found bones bearing marks left by intentional butchering. Photograph: YouTube
Belgian Neanderthals were eating each other 40,000 years ago, new research has shown.
The grisly discovery was made in a cave where scientists found bones bearing marks left by intentional butchering.
Not only were they cannibals, but the Neanderthals appear to have fashioned tools out of the bones of their own kind.
Neanderthals were a human subspecies that lived in Europe and western Asia for hundreds of thousands of years before becoming extinct between 30,000 and 40,000 years ago.Read the rest of this article...