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Scientists unearth fossils from the ‘oldest Parisian’

River Seine, Paris.
River Seine, Paris. Image by dany13 / CC BY 2.0

Scientists have unearthed the oldest human remains found near Paris, close to the River Seine. Left arm bones dating back to around 20,000 years were found at Tourville-la-Rivière, approximately 100 km from Paris, and they look to be Neanderthal in origin. Read more: bbc.co.uk