Scientists working in Tanzania have cataloged a large and extremely rare trove of human footprints left behind some 5,000 to 19,000 years ago when a group of people slogged their way across muddy terrain along the southern shore of Lake Natron.
The more than 400 footprints are located at a site called Engare Sero, not far from a volcano known as Ol Doinyo Lengai (”mountain of god,” in the local Maasai language), National Geographic reported.
Scientists have found the oldest human footprints outside Africa on a beach facing the North Sea.
LONDON (AP) — British scientists have discovered human footprints in England that are at least 800,000 years old — the most ancient found outside Africa, and the earliest evidence of human life in northern Europe.
A team of scientists led by the British Museum have discovered a series of footprints left by early humans in estuary muds at Happisburgh, Norfolk, England over 800,000 years ago. Only footprints found at Laetoli in Tanzania at abou...
Scientists at the University of Liverpool have found that ancient footprints in Laetoli, Tanzania, show that human-like features of the feet and gait existed almost two million years earlier than previously thought. Many earlier stu...