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period of human evolution before writing was invented and records kept. The term was coined by Daniel Wilson in 1851. It is followed by protohistory, the period for which we have some records but must still rely largely on archaeological evidence to provide a coherent account. The study of prehistory is concerned with the activities of a society or culture, not of the individual, and is limited to the material evidence that has survived.
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The Board held that the examiner failed to demonstrate that the applicant's fanciful, prehistoric animal design was either a common or basic design.
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Moscow: Russian scientists claimed yesterday they have discovered blood in the carcass of a woolly mammoth, adding that the rare find could boost their chances of cloning the prehistoric animal. An expedition led by Russian scientists earlier this month uncovered the well-preserved carcass of a female mammoth on a remote island in the Arctic Ocean.
New technology has given us a fresh insight into why they died out, and here we find out what prehistoric animal bones can tell us about their success at hunting, and why new evidence suggests that the Neanderthals may have turned to cannibalism as they faced extinction.
Archaeological studies on the number and size of prehistoric animal bone have shown that not only cattle, but also goats, sheep and pigs were all first domesticated in the Near East.
Another adventure for the cuddly prehistoric animal gang.
One might wonder how any prehistoric animal could survive the ages.
These include everything from prehistoric animal bones to ancient tools and weapons.
Australian Environment and Heritage Minister Ian Campbell formally returned Friday the largest-ever haul of illegally exported fossils from China, including dinosaur eggs and prehistoric animal fragments.
Nonetheless, thanks to some plaster and a specially equipped "air ride" truck, the slow-moving pachyderm and more than 100 prehistoric animal fossils made the voyage from Cambridge, Massachusetts, to Miami, Florida, without incident.