Humans Lived in Tropical Rainforests Earlier Than Thought

March 13, 2015 4:38 PM

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New fossil evidence suggests that humans adapted to living in tropical rainforests thousands of years earlier than previously thought, according to a recent study.

Scientists have long debated when exactly it was that we started calling these lush forests our home, with some arguing that the terrain was too difficult for early hunter-gatherers to navigate or hunt and catch food. However, an analysis of fossilized teeth discovered at a number of sites in Sri La...

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