45,000-year-old cave painting of pig may be oldest known animal art in world

Scientists believe this is the world's oldest surviving animal depiction.

Scientists believe this is the world’s oldest surviving animal depiction.

The painting of a pig was discovered in a hidden cave in Indonesia.

Take a look at this stunning piece of prehistoric human history in the video above.

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