• An ancient finger bone found in Saudi Arabia is now the earliest evidence of humans outside of Africa - and it could change our understanding of human history

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    Klint Janulis
    In the Nefud Desert of Saudi Arabia, researchers found an early human finger bone that's approximately 88,000 years old.
    That's the oldest fossil from Homo sapiens ever found outside Africa and the Levant.
    It indicates that early human migrations may have happened more frequently than previously thought, and that our ancestors may have gone to regions scientists hadn't suspected.
    In the Nefud Desert of Saudi Arabia, researchers have found the oldest remains from early humans outside of Africa and the nearby Mediterranean Levant region.
    It's a single bone from a Homo sapiens...
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