Scientists reveal the ancestral homeland of modern humans



The ancestral homeland of all humans alive today can be traced back to the south of the Zambezi River, in northern Botswana, scientists have said. In a study published in the journal Nature, the researchers believe that they have, for the first time, been able to pinpoint the geographical location where the earliest ancestors of anatomically modern humans (Homo sapiens sapiens) arose 200,000 years ago. Back then, this region – covering parts of Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe...

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