How Did Neanderthals Learn to Count?

How Did Neanderthals Learn to Count?
AP Photo/Martin Meissner

Some 60,000 years ago, in what is now western France, a Neanderthal picked up a chunk of hyena femur and a stone tool and began to work. When the task was complete, the bone bore nine notches that were strikingly similar and approximately parallel, as if they were meant to signify something.

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