8,000-year-old stone tools unearthed... by rabbits
|Among the items brought to the surface by the family of rabbits|
were these Neolithic flint tools [Credit: Mirror]
Team leader Dean Paton, 30, said: “It seems important people have been buried here for thousands of years – probably because of the stunning views. It’s a million-to-one chance rabbits should make such an astounding find.
End has long been considered an area of historical interest. Big
now plan to spend the next two years excavating the site [Credit: Mirror]
A team from Big Heritage, based in the Wirral, are to spend up to two years excavating the 150-acre site.
Dean added: “The bunnies are quite nosy and come out to see what we are doing.”
Big Heritage now plans to create an “archaeobunnies” children’s trail at Land’s End.
Source: Mirror [February 03, 2014]