Earliest human footprints outside Africa discovered in Norfolk

7 February 2014

The earliest footprints left by humans outside Africa have been found in estuary mud in Norfolk. Nearby mammalian fossils support an age of over 800,000 years says Simon Parfitt (UCL Institute of Archaeology). Read: Daily Mail, More: Independent, Eastern Daily PressListen: BBC Radio 4 'Six O'Clock News' (from 24 mins)