Category Paleontology

Prehistoric People in Bulgaria’s Yabalkovo Had Domesticated Chickens, ‘Ate Europe’s First Omelette’ 8,000 Years Ago, Archaeologist Reveals

The prehistoric people inhabiting the Early Neolithic settlement near today’s town of Yabalkovo, Dimitrovgrad Municipality, in Southern Bulgaria, had domesticated hens some 8,000 years ago, meaning that chickens were raised in Europe much earlier than previously thought, reveals Bulgarian archaeologist Assoc. Prof. Krasimir Leshtakov. Advertisements

Bulgarian Paleontologists Find Prehistoric Whale Fossil on Black Sea Coast near Varna

The fossil of a prehistoric whale from the Cetotherium sp. family has been discovered in a rock on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast near the city of Varna.