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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP14 May 2020 3:08 p.m. PST

… Glimpse of Ancient Life in Africa

"Over 400 fossilized human footprints have been discovered in Tanzania, representing the largest collection of human prints ever found in Africa. Dating back some 10,000 years, the footprints offer a snapshot of life during the Late Pleistocene, including possible divisions of labor based on sex.

New research published in Scientific Reports describes hundreds of fossilized human footprints found at the Engare Sero site in northern Tanzania. The researchers, led by archaeologist Kevin Hatala from Chatham University in Pittsburgh, weren't able to provide a tight timeframe for the prints, offering a range between 19,100 and 5,760 years ago, but the prints were most likely laid down between 12,000 to 10,000 years ago, according to the study…"


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