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3.6 million-year-old footprints exhumed

The 3.6 million-yearold human footprints found in the Laetoli riverbed in Tanzania are being exhumed for study. He said archaeological experts from within and outside the country would oversee the digging of the ash bed with the footprints to get a clue of its state. "After that the experts may decide

Laetoli footsteps to undergo preservation and excavation

The famous fossilized footprints at Laetoli in Tanzania,  are undergoing extensive presevation and excavation efforts. The footprints demonstrate that early hominids walked upright habitually 3.6 million years ago. He said initial preparations by experts from various departments were already underway and actual excavation and preservation process would start soon after. Acting Chief

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