Friday, February 27, 2009

Footprints From The Past

Credit for images: M. Bennett/Bournemouth Univ.

Footprints that were preserved at an African site suggest that the feet of a 1.5 million-year-old human ancestor looked much like those of people today. Geologist Matthew Bennett and his team found the footprints and they believe they are Homo erectus prints. Bennett believes that these footprints provide the oldest evidence for a virtually modern-human foot and walking style in a human ancestor.

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** NYU Anthropology Professor, Susan Anton is quoted in this article.**

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