Homo erectus was still living 108,000 years ago in Indonesia – earlier than first thought

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    Homo erectus, a direct ancestor of modern humans and the first species to walk fully

    upright, survived 300,000 years longer than previously thought, scientists claim.

    A small group of the extinct humanoid species made its last stand on the island of Java
    in Indonesia about 110,000 years ago, according to new research.

    Period27 Dec 2019

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    • TitleHomo erectus was still living 108,000 years ago in Indonesia – earlier than first thought
      Degree of recognitionInternational
      Media name/outletInfosurhoy
      Media typeWeb
      Country/TerritoryUnited States
      Date27/12/19
      DescriptionHomo erectus, a direct ancestor of modern humans and the first species to walk fully upright, survived 300,000 years longer than previously thought, scientists claim.

      A small group of the extinct humanoid species made its last stand on the island of Java in Indonesia about 110,000 years ago, according to new research.
      Producer/AuthorDenis Bedoya
      URLhttps://infosurhoy.com/science/homo-erectus-was-still-living-108000-years-ago-in-indonesia-earlier-than-first-thought/
      PersonsKE Westaway