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Deep Time in Texas

Contrary to what some Texans think, Texas history actually goes back thousands of years before the Alamo.  Humans have lived in the Southwest for over ten thousand years, although the exact date of their arrival is subject to intense debate among archaeologists.

While there are a vast number of topics I could (and will) write about from historical times, I’ve always been interested in prehistory. ┬áSo from time to time, I’m going to be posting about topics involving the centuries before the coming of the Europeans. Don’t be surprised if these posts focus on the extinct megafauna from the Ice Age.

For this post, I want to look at the interaction between man and beast. Continue reading