29 May '17, 10pm

Humans may have lived in America 115,000 years earlier than we thought

While these people were clearly somehow related to modern-day humans, and were advanced enough to create and use stone tools, researchers say that they wouldn’t have been Homo sapiens as we know them. Our species didn’t leave Africa until 80,000 to 100,000 years ago. Instead, some likely candidates are Homo erectus, the Neanderthals, or perhaps a little-known hominid species called the Denisovans , whose DNA can still be found in Australian aboriginal populations today.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/humans-may-have-lived-in-america-115...

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