- Feb 2017
- Latin America
Discovery Near San Diego Freeway Shows Humans Were in America 100,000 Years Earlier Than We Thought: Study
The remains of a mastodon discovered during a routine freeway excavation in San Diego shows there was human activity in North America 130,000 years ago -- or about 115,000 years earlier than previously thought. Paleontologists with the San Diego Natural History Museum discovered the remains of...
Personally I think this is sensationalistic, but it's interesting nevertheless. I think at this point no one anymore postulates a land or an ice bridge at some period in the world that helped people traverse the Bering Strait. You can do that just by building the most basic of canoes and kayaks and island hop from Kamchatka to Alaska.