Humans arrive in Britain a million years ago

Published on July 8th, 2010 | by Admin

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Stone tools found in Norfolk, England, show that early humans arrived in Britain close to a million years ago.

This raises the possibility that these early Britons may have been among the first humans to use fire to keep warm.

They may also have been some of the earliest humans to wear fur clothing.

The discoveries were made in Happisburgh, in the north of Norfolk. At the time there was a land bridge connecting what is now southern Britain with continental Europe.

There are no early human remains, but the researchers speculate that the most likely species was Homo antecessor, more commo

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