History October 20, 2018 at 06:00 pm

Fascinating sites of prehistoric human footprints in East Africa you should know about

Mweha Msemo October 20, 2018 at 06:00 pm

October 20, 2018 at 06:00 pm | History

Africa is the place where most of the earliest evidence of our human ancestors are found. Some of this evidence such as skeletons have been shown by radiocarbon dating to be several million years old, far older than any human remains found anywhere else, a fact that provides solid proof that humans originated in Africa.

In East Africa, a number of sites have been found with hominid footprints which some of them date back to several million years, thanks to volcanic ashes that preserved these marks to be witnessed today.

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