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Early humans in the Kalahari were as innovative as their coastal neighbours – Griffith News

Findings shine light on Homo sapiens’ origins in southern Africa interior.



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Archaeological evidence in a rockshelter at the edge of the Kalahari Desert, South Africa, is challenging the idea that the origins of our species were linked to coastal environments. 
Dr Jayne Wilkins.
Published in Nature, Dr Jayne Wilkins from Griffith Universitys Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution led an international collaboration which found evidence far from coastal sites of the complex symbolic and technological behaviours that define modern humans, stretching back 105,000 years. 

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