Africa May Not Have Been the Only Cradle of Humans

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    This just blows everything away. Homo erectus, believed by paleontologists to be the first species of human to leave Africa, may not have evolved in Africa at all.

    The place they may have evolved, or even co-evolved, is Europe! Some paleontologists have unearthed not one, but five Homo erectus skeletons which show a link between Homo erectus and Homo habilis, a species only previously found in Africa. It may even be possible that Homo habilis left Africa, went to Europe, then migrated back to Africa!
    This is pretty spectacular because, like Homo floriensis, it represents a significant find in human evolution outside of Africa; itself a rare thing. It also demonstrates that humans got around long before most paleontologists thought.

    The rest of the article is at the link above.
     
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    ...personally, I like the idea that mankind is a huge genetic experiment put here by aliens. :)
     
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    How are you by the way Jason_Els?
     
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    Damn! :mad::rolleyes: You white men just have to control everything, even evolution. :tongue: :kidding:
     
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    Another piece in the puzzle. Brings the total up to 501, but the puzzle has a million pieces. Thanks Jason.
     
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    We just like to take over the world more than other races.:tongue:

    Good for now. I'll know more in a week or two when I get another scan to see how the liver tumor is responding. Thanks!

    You're most welcome!
     
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