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Painstaking study of ‘Little Foot’ fossil sheds light on human origins – Reuters

Sophisticated scanning technology is revealing intriguing secrets about Little Foot, the remarkable fossil of an early human forerunner that inhabited South Africa…

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(Reuters) – Sophisticated scanning technology is revealing intriguing secrets about Little Foot, the remarkable fossil of an early human forerunner that inhabited South Africa 3.67 million years ago during a critical juncture in our evolutionary history.
The skeleton of Little Foot is seen in Sterkfontein, South Africa, in this undated handout photo, obtained by Reuters on March 1, 2021. RJ Clarke/Handout via REUTERS
Scientists said on Tuesday they examined key parts of the nearly complete and well-preserved…

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