Scientists Discover Beaked Whale Fossils That Offer New Insight on Human Evolution

March 18, 2015 1:36 PM

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A team of scientists has thoroughly analyzed the fossils of a 17 million year old beaked whale, which revealed new clues on how human evolution first started to shape.

According to the new study, humanity began somewhere in East Africa. The prehistoric whale lived at a time when the East African plateau was significantly lower than it is today, from a geological point of view.

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