Ancient Finger Bone Found in Saudi Arabia Reveals a New Clue About Early Humans

Source: Time

(NEW YORK) — An ancient human finger bone found in Saudi Arabia provides a new clue about when and how our species migrated out of Africa.

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Researchers say it shows hunter-gatherers had reached that area by 85,000 years ago. Previously discovered human fossils show an earlier human presence in Israel and possibly China.

Scientists believe early people left Africa more than once after evolving there at least 300,000 years ago.

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