Daily Dose of Archaeology 2.0

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okamido

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Water’s edge ancestors
Human evolution’s tide may have turned on lake and sea shores

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Stone age human ancestors residing near caves at South Africa’s Pinnacle Point (shown) may have learned to track the tides in order to harvest shellfish. Some propose that this type of activity may have played an important role in human evolution.
 
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