March 5, 2021

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Australia: Oldest rock art is 17,300-year-old kangaroo

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“We radiocarbon dated three wasp nests underlying the painting and three nests built over it to determine, confidently, that the painting is between 17,500 and 17,100 years old; most likely 17,300 years old,” said Dr Finch, a geochronologist from the University of Melbourne.

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