Caves Suggest Climate Change Stranger Than We Thought

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Encrusted stalactites at present sea level, Vallgornera Cave, Spain.

Most scientists believe that ocean levels dropped for the past 100,000 years as Earth cooled, but a new study of these stalactites in ancient undersea caves suggests otherwise. Today’s temperatures are similar to Earth’s 81,000 years ago.

 

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Prehistoric Cave Paintings Made By Women As Well As Men

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The Spotted Horses is believed to be created by female hands

For thousands of years, these artworks have been credited as the genius of cave men.  Scientists believed these artistic visions were dreamed up and executed by male hands.  But after more than 25,000 years, the results of a recent study have indicated prehistoric female artists also helped to create the famous ‘Spotted Horses’ cave mural and various others.

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Explorers Discover World’s Largest Cave In Vietnamese Jungle

Explorers Discover World’s Largest Cave In Vietnamese Jungle

Possibly the world’s largest cave passage, Hang Son Doong was discovered in the heart of the Vietnamese jungle by a British caving team.

A British caving team believe they have discovered the world’s largest cave passage in the heart of the Vietnamese jungle. (Pics)

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