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Aurignac; cave paintings of
Paintings dating back to the Paleolithic Age of 40,000 years ago and found near the village of Aurignac in Southern France.
They show men hunting bison and tigers, as well as catching fish (resembling salmon), climbing trees to get bees" honey and gather fruit and nuts.
It"s thought that the peoples of this region also ate human flesh on occasion, as the charred remains of human bones in the area bear the marks of human teeth.
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