Photo: 20,000-Year-Old Human Footprints Found in Australia



A trail of human footprints (left) made about 20,000 years ago disappears under a sand dune in Australia's Mungo National Park. The tracks are part of a group of more than 700 fossil footprints found so far at the site—the largest collection of such prints in the world.

A footprint believed to have been made by a tall adult male (right) is part of the fossil find.

Photographs by Matt Cupper, courtesy University of Melbourne


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