Scientists have found traces of the most ancient people in America.
Scientists from University of Montreal (Canada) have found traces of the most ancient people in America.
In a large-scale study, experts managed to prove that the first humans colonized North America about 24 thousand years ago.
Experts from the University of Montreal in Canada conducted a study that lasted two years. During the investigated 36 thousand bone fragments provided by the staff of the Canadian Museum of civilization in Gatineau.
In the course of complex studies failed to detect evidence of human activity. So, in the samples of the jaw of the horse, which existed about 24 years ago, experts found traces of stone tools. According to scientists, these marks on the jaw of an ancient animal say that to skin of the horse using a special tool, and to create such tools could only person.
Thus, the scientists were able to prove that the first human settlements on the territory of the American continent appeared much earlier, than was considered before. In addition, the question about the time when the human population began to develop on the continent is subject to debate among scientists. The most common hypothesis States that the first human settlements in America, there are about 11 thousand years ago.
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