Second Oldest Human Footprints Outside Africa Discovered in Lolland, Denmark

November 14, 2014 3:01 PM

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Archaeologists have discovered the first ever instance of preserved 5,000-year-old Stone Age human footprints in Denmark on the island of Lolland, which show that a complex fishing system was used to feed the prehistoric community.

These are the second-oldest human footprints to have been found outside Africa. The oldest footprints are 800,000 years old and were found in Happisburgh, Norfolk in February.

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