Biofact

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A Biofact is a remnant of sophontic activity involving organic matter such as foodstuff remains (refuse pile) or the bones of dead sophonts (burial grounds).

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Biofacts are evidence of intelligent activity, usually of sophonts or protosophonts, but some intelligent creatures might also leave behind biofacts in the environment.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

A famous Terran example of biofacts is the Elephant Graveyard, a place where an ancient Terran species invariably goes to die, depositing large numbers of bones behind. Some scientists consider elephants to be protosophonts.

See also[edit]

Xenoarchaeology[edit]

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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