Neanderthals wore jewelry made of eagle talons, study finds

March 13, 2015 9:09 PM

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Even Neanderthals liked a little bling. A fresh examination of prehistoric eagle talons discovered more than 100 years ago reveals that our ancient relatives made and wore their own jewelry.

The study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, indicates that modern humans weren’t the only hominins who accessorized – and it further narrows the distinctions that some scientists think may have set the two species apart.

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