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Palaeolithic cave art, Gower

 AN ANCIENT cave which proves the existence of human life in Wales more than 12,000 years ago is set to receive greater protection from heritage body Cadw after vandals destroyed 70% of its archeological secrets.  The Gower site [video with link] is home to Britain’s oldest recorded Palaeolithic cave art – but much of it [...]
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