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
    CountryUnited 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/
    PersonsKira Westaway