'Peking Man' older than thought
By T.K. Randall
March 13, 2009 · 3 comments
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Ancient human fossils from China known as the 'Peking Man' fossils have turned out to be 200,000 years older than had been previously thought.
Iconic ancient human fossils from China are 200,000 years older than had previously been thought, a study shows. The new dating analysis suggests the "Peking Man" fossils, unearthed in the caves of Zhoukoudian are some 750,000 years old. The discovery should help define a more accurate timeline for early humans arriving in North-East Asia. "
Source: BBC News
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