Killed Animals During The Paleolithic Period

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During the Paleolithic Period humans lived in nomadic groups as hunter-gatherers following great herds of game. Eventually, ancient people discovered that plant grazing animals migrated along the same route every year. This led to the first settlements along river crossings where hunting proved to be easier as the herds waded through the water. Fossil evidence of slaughtered ancient gazelle has been found at a site named Abu Hureyra. The availability of fresh water also led to the development of agriculture. Around 10000 BC people living in Mesopotamia (what is now modern day Iraq) began transplanting the first wild rye plants from the hills into the more fertile land near the river banks. These ancient rye plants were the forebears of

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