The plot thickens: earliest Homo Sapiens fossils discovered in Morocco suggest humans evolved more than 300,000 year ago


The Jebel Irhoud site in Morocco. Credit: Shannon McPherron/Nature. The first members of our species, Homo Sapiens, evolved at least 300,000 years ago, the fossil remains of five individuals seem to suggest. This means humans first appeared at least 100,000 earlier than previously thought. Up until this news, the narrative was that humans first evolved in…


The plot thickens: earliest Homo Sapiens fossils discovered in Morocco suggest humans evolved more than 300,000 year ago
The plot thickens: earliest Homo Sapiens fossils discovered in Morocco suggest humans evolved more than 300,000 year ago

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