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Fossilized Footprints Push Back Date of Human Arrival in Americas

by Ryan Whitwam

Scientists believe that the first beings we could call modern humans emerged in Africa some 300,000 years ago. Over the millennia, expanded across the world but didn’t reach North America until around 13,000 years ago, or that used to be the prevailing wisdom. A Homo sapiens discovery of preserved human footprints in White Sands National…

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