These footprints, found on England’s eastern coast, are more than 780,000 years old.The earliest human footprints outside of Africa have been uncovered by a team of scientists led by Queen Mary University of London, the British Museum and the Natural History Museum.
The footprints were discovered in Happisburg, Norfolk last May, and a study published Februry 7 in the journal Plos One describes the find and the species believed to have left them. The ancient mud where the footprints were preserved has been dated to between 780,000 and one million years ago. The oldest known footprints are preserved in volcanic ash at Laetoli in Tanzania, and are 3.66 million years old.
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These footprints, found on England’s eastern coast, are more than 780,000 years old.

The earliest human footprints outside of Africa have been uncovered by a team of scientists led by Queen Mary University of London, the British Museum and the Natural History Museum.

The footprints were discovered in Happisburg, Norfolk last May, and a study published Februry 7 in the journal Plos One describes the find and the species believed to have left them. The ancient mud where the footprints were preserved has been dated to between 780,000 and one million years ago. The oldest known footprints are preserved in volcanic ash at Laetoli in Tanzania, and are 3.66 million years old.
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