Things You Didn’t Know About Early Humans

Millions of years have passed since our ancestors stood upright on two legs, and we’ve learned much about them from archaeological and anthropological discoveries. The scientific revolution has given us a new way to ask questions and the answers we have found are truly fascinating. Here are some surprising insights into the lives of early humans.

Early Humans Left Africa Over 1 Million Years Ago

Homo Sapiens, the ancestors of modern man, originated in the African continent. The “Out of Africa” theory suggests that our ancestors left the continent, migrated to Europe and Asia – and in so doing began replacing earlier examples of the human species – the Homo Erectus.