Fossil footprints found in Africa show modern human traits

by Anonymous on Mar. 01st, 2009

Modern human footprint: Newly discovered fossils display similar traits
Modern human footprint: Newly discovered fossils display similar traitsCourtesy spodzone
The earliest fossil footprints showing evidence of modern human physiology and gait were found recently in northern Kenya. The 1.5 million year-old footprints are attributed to Homo erectus and display features similar to those of modern humans. The findings appear in the recent issue of Science.

SOURCE
BBC story
More about Homo erectus
Bournemouth University article

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