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Fossil footprints challenge established theories of human evolution - Phys.Org

The footprints were discovered by Gerard Gierlinski (1st author of the study) by chance when he was on holiday on Crete in 2002. Gierlinski, a paleontologist at the Polish Geological Institute specialized in footprints, identified the …more. Newly ...and more »

Mysterious fossil footprints may cast doubt on human evolution timeline - New Atlas

We share plenty of features with apes, but the shape of our feet isn't one of them. So that makes the discovery of human-like footprints dating back 5.7 million years – a time when our ancestors were thought to still be getting around on ape-like feet ...and more »

Our controversial footprint discovery suggests human-like creatures may have roamed Crete nearly 6m years ago - The Conversation UK

Per Ahlberg receives funding from a Wallenberg Scholarship from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation. Partners. Bournemouth University provides funding as a member of The Conversation UK. View all partners. Republish this article. Republish our ...and more »

Footprint find on Crete may push back date humans began to walk upright -

HUMAN-like footprints have been found on an ancient sea shore. They shouldn't be there. They're in the wrong place at the wrong time. Jamie Seidel. News Corp Australia NetworkSeptember 2, 20179:27am. These footprints, found at Trachilos in western ...and more »

Ancient footprints complicate story of human evolution -

"What makes this controversial is the age and location of the prints," said researcher Per Ahlberg. By Brooks Hays | Aug. 31, 2017 at 3:03 PM. Comments 0 Comments. share with facebook. share with twitter. Comments 0 Comments. The new human-like ...and more »

Newly found 5.7 million-year-old human footprints fossil may challenge history of human evolution - International Business Times UK

Human-like fossil footprints, recently discovered in Crete, could challenge the current theories of human evolution. Although previous research suggests that our ancestors originated in Africa, the discovery of this new 5.7 million-year-old fossil ...and more »