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Category: Hominins

Hominins lived in China 2.1 million years ago

Enlarge / Early hominins lived here, near Shangchen in China’s southern Loess Plateau, 2.1 million years ago. Early hominins ventured out into the world beyond Africa even earlier than we’ve given them credit for, according to a new stone-tool find on the southern edge of China’s Loess Plateau. Hominins—the lineage of apes that eventually came…