News: According to a study published in the journal “Nature”, the oldest animal drawing has been found in Indonesia.
- The painting has been discovered in a cave called Leang Bulu’Sipong 4 in the south of Sulawesi, Indonesia. It has been found to be 44,000 years old.
Prehistoric paintings in India:
- Prehistoric paintings were first discovered in Bhimbetka caves in Madhya Pradesh in 1957–58 by eminent archaeologist V.S. Wakankar.
- Some of the examples of sites early rock paintings are Lakhudiyar in Uttarakhand, Kupgallu in Telangana, Piklihal and Tekkalkotta in Karnataka, Bhimbetka and Jogimara in Madhya Pradesh.