'Britain suffered some of the most extreme climate changes of any area in the world during the Pleistocene,' said Professor Stringer.
'So places in say South Wales would have gone from something that looked like North Africa with hippos, elephants, rhinos and hyenas, to the other extreme: to an extraordinary cold environment like northern Scandinavia.'
Maybe those Neantherdals had a more developed motor industry than previously thought? Or was it the CFC from their fridges, do you think?
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