Murder in our genes

22 January 2016 - 02:23 By © The Daily Telegraph

A chilling prehistoric war grave, holding the smashed remains of hunter-gatherers, provides the first evidence of a human massacre and demonstrates the terrifying aggression of early man. The fossilised bones of 27 people, murdered 10000 years ago, have been discovered at Nataruk, near Lake Turkana, in Kenya.

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