Cruising the Strait of Gibraltar
Collected by Ann Shields , AFAR Staff
Immense pods—up to 100 strong—of bottlenose, common and striped dolphins can often be seen playfully bounding alongside ships passing through the Strait of Gibraltar. These dolphins are year-round residents of the waters here, as are around 250...
In 1848, just eight years after scientists declared Neanderthals a distinct species, the skull of an adult female Neanderthal was found in Gibraltar. This discovery spurred excavations that ultimately revealed these early human ancestors had found...