A new discovery shows that humans may have arrived in Australia 65,00 years ago—18,000 years earlier than previously thought. Scientists from the University of Queensland conducted digs in northern Australia’s aboriginal territories during 2012 and 2015. Some of the artifacts were dated to 65,000 years ago. Aboriginal Australians most likely traveled to the continent by sea, but some theories suggest they could have walked from Papua New Guinea when sea levels were lower.
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