Replica of ancient cave and its prehistoric art opens in France

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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.