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Declines in upper paleolithic European human populations due to less food

A reindeer jawbone was among the mammal remains found at a site in France that experts say show evidence of a rapidly cooling climate in ancient Europe.

In a new study, scientists say Neandertals in western Europe were ravaged by an increasingly hostile climate rather than an invasion of modern humans.

Photograph courtesy Eugène Morin /Trent Univeristy

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