Black swan event - humans in Calf 100k yrs ago

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Black swan event - humans in Calf 100k yrs ago

#1  Postby Macdoc » Dec 29, 2017 5:55 am

I've followed the Clovis controversy about North American populations prior to 14k BP but this is nuts..

An ancient mastodon ignited a debate over humans' arrival in North America
December 26, 2017 by Thomas Curwen, Los Angeles Times
"Oh my God," Richard Cerutti said to himself. He bent down to pick up a sharp, splintered bone fragment. Its thickness and weight told him that it belonged to an animal, a very big animal. His mind started to race.
He was standing at the foot of a slope being groomed by the California Department of Transportation for a road-widening project through the Sweetwater Valley near National City.


Read more at: https://phys.org/news/2017-12-ancient-m ... s.html#jCp


It's a good read and and uphill battle ...really leaves so many questions :scratch: yet the evidence is convincing as is the case being made...enough to publish in Nature.
Enjoy ....and wonder what chapters yet to emerge in hominid development over time. :coffee:
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Re: Black swan event - humans in Calf 100k yrs ago

#2  Postby Macdoc » Jan 04, 2018 6:41 am

Clovis looking very shaky

Baby girl's remains surprisingly reveal new Indigenous group that once thrived in North America
'A window into the very earliest ancestral' Indigenous people of North America
By Walter Strong, CBC News Posted: Jan 03, 2018 5:20 PM CT Last Updated: Jan 03, 2018 10:23 PM CT


http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/anc ... -1.4471997
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#3  Postby The_Piper » Jan 04, 2018 10:16 pm

:popcorn:
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