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French cave home to earliest drawings wins World Heritage status

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The Chauvet Cave, a vast Paleolithic cave dating back more than 36,000 years ago, was selected on Sunday as a UNESCO World Heritage site. AFPTV provides a rare filmed glimpse inside the cave, which is closed to the public. Duration: 02:25 Video provided by AFP


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