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Tango0131 Jul 2017 12:49 p.m. PST

… of Australia to 65,000 Years Ago.

"New evidence from a rockshelter in northern Australia shows human occupation of the continent for at least 65,000 years much longer than other estimates of closer to 50,000 years

The discovery was made by a team of archaeologists and dating specialists led by University of Queensland researcher Dr. Chris Clarkson.

The team found new evidence at the Madjedbebe rockshelter in the World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park, near Jabiru in northern Australia…"
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thehawk31 Jul 2017 10:20 p.m. PST

I wonder if this is a response to the discovery of ancient hominid remains that pre-date aboriginal arrival.

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