Tourist tip #128 / Ramat Hanadiv nature preserve
Located between Zichron Yaakov and Binyamina, Ramat Hanadiv is home to the onetime burial site of a young Neanderthal named Moshe and the final resting place of a famous baron, among other attractions.
Moshe is the nickname given in 1982 to a young Neanderthal who once roamed the Carmel range and was buried in the Kebara Cave, in the Ramat Hanadiv nature preserve. Moshe is 60,000 years old and was given his name by Hebrew University archaeologist Ofer Bar-Yosef. What makes him unique is that he may be the first hominid found to have a bone at the base of his tongue, which would likely have granted him that very...
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