What are commonly called cavemen were the early European populations of the Pleistocene. Their remains were first discovered in 1868 inside a cave at a site in France, called Cro-Magnon, that was dated to approximately 3... More »

According to archaeologists, Neanderthal people, known colloquially as cavemen, lived in groups with simple social structures, had their own languages and communicated by speaking. Some scientists conclude that analysis ... More »

Cavemen lived as far back as 3.7 million years ago. These early ancestors of humans date back to the Tertiary period. More »

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The caveman, or homo neanderthalensis, lived in nuclear families during the Pleistocene Epoch in Eurasia around 200,000 to 300,000 years ago, taking shelter in caves and living a rudimentary existence. Fossilized remains... More »

Cavemen survived by hunting and gathering. For this reason, they did not live exclusively in caves as their name suggests. Cavemen typically lived in shelters constructed of animal hides stretched across bones, wooden le... More »

The saber-tooth tiger was a large mammal of the prehistoric Pleistocene era; it became extinct around 10,000 B.C. The animal, known as the Smilodon, was a member of the genus Machairodonts. The tiger lived in North and S... More »

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Australopithecus Africanus lived during the late Pliocene and early Pleistocene epochs, about 3.3 to 2.1 million years ago. Thought to be a direct ancestor of modern humans, these early hominids possessed a combination o... More »

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