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New findings on evolution from China

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https://www.news.com.au/technology/science/evolution/what-we-know-about-human-evolution-may-soon-be-turned-on-its-head/news-story/672a5ded74c07da283d292ab217425b1

Until now, the oldest known evidence of human ancestors — in this case Homo erectus — outside Africa was in Georgia, Eastern Europe. That dates back to about 1.85 million years — almost immediately after the species appeared in Africa.

But 96 stone blades, flakes and cores used to carve up antelope, deer and pigs in China’s Loess Plateau has upset the timeline.

They indicate hominins — the family that includes humans and our ancestors — got out of Africa at least a quarter of a million years earlier than thought, and occupied Shangchen on and off for more than 850,000 years.

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