Sunday, February 9, 2014

780,000-1 Million-year-old Hominin Footprints Uncovered at Happisburg, UK

Researchers working at the Pleistocene paleontological site of Happisburg, UK last year discovered recently exposed sediments imprinted with ancient hominin footprints. The site has yielded various stone tools and fossils of Pleistocene mammals. The early age of the site makes these tools and footprints among the most ancient evidence of hominins in Europe. Were the hominins that left this trail of prints Homo antecessor? Read the original research article to learn more.

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