Replica of ancient cave and its prehistoric art opens in France


The original stunning rock art in the Chauvet cave, in southern central France, was done around 32,000 to 36,000 years ago.

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After the retreat of Neanderthals across the European continent, modern humans made their way to this cave and began to create the first known works of pictorial art: buffalos surging across the rock background, rhinoceroses doing battle, lions searching for mates and dark-maned horses cantering, reports The New York Times.