NOVA A Neanderthal Burial
Scientists think a posed body alongside a panther paw are evidence of Neanderthal rites. Details
Episode: A Neanderthal Burial
Until recently, scientists have encountered scant evidence of Neanderthal ritual or religious practice. A new discovery, though, suggests that Neanderthals—much like today’s bear hunters—ceremoniously cut off panther paws and kept them as trophies.
Premiere Date: 01/10/2013
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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