Mexican mammoth trap provides first evidence of prehistoric hunting pits

More than 800 bones found including one with spear wound ‘This is evidence of direct attacks on mammoths’ Mexican archaeologists say they have made the first ever discovery of pits built around 15,000 years ago to trap mammoths. Announcing the find on Wednesday, researchers from Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History said the two […]

Stonehenge on ‘most threatened’ world wonders list

Britain’s failure to deal with road traffic around the prehistoric stone circle is condemned as ‘a national disgrace’ The traffic-choked roads still roaring past Stonehenge in Wiltshire have earned the world’s most famous prehistoric monument a place on a list of the world’s most threatened sites. The government’s decision to abandon, on cost grounds, a plan to […]