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Controversy over prehistoric caves

Earlier this week, the film director Werner Herzog described the prehistoric cave paintings of Chauvet as the oldest paintings ever discovered.

However, some archaeologists dispute that idea that the paintings are 32,000 years, more than twice as old as any other.

The BBC's Nicola Stanbridge reports on the disagreements on dating and preserving these world heritage sites.

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