Saccopastore 1

Saccopastore 1
Date of Discovery: 1929
Discovered by: Mario Grazioli
Age: Between 130,000 and 100,000 years old
Fossil Name: Saccopastore 1
Location of Discovery: Rome, Italy

A nose for the cold

Like other Neanderthals, this male had a large nose that warmed and humidified cold, dry air and helped him survive in cold climates.

Homo neanderthalensis