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When did humans escape africa?

i read that neanderthals left Africa before Homosapiens did? about how long ago did the neanderthals reach other continents and about how long did it take for the homosapiens to?

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Scientists believe modern humans first appeared in Africa less than 200,000 years ago. One of the reasons they believe this is that the oldest known remains of modern humans have been found in Africa and nowhere else. The Omo remains found near the Omo river in Ethiopia have been dated to 130,000 - 195,000 years ago and are the oldest fossil evidence of anatomically modern humans.

Humans did attempt on one occasion to leave Africa through the Middle East. Fossils of modern humans were found in a cave in Israel at Qafzeh and have been dated to 100,000 years ago. However these humans seem to have either gone extinct or retreated back to Africa 80,000 - 70,000 years ago, possibly replaced by south bound Neanderthals escaping the colder regions of ice age Europe.

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BrotherObscura
why do i have the feeling you have studied anthropology extensively
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Haha XD
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BrotherObscura
did you or not? lol
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Took a class on it, but I looked that information up too, so I could word it!
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BrotherObscura
oh okay it is very interesting though
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Glad to hear it :D
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If you really want to know you will look it up in a book.

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they didn't! they were sold into slavery.

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BrotherObscura
you have to think about long before that
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I don't think they escaped they were taken by whitey.

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BrotherObscura
u need to think pre-slavery, guy. whites are humans, too
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What are you talking about? There are a lot of humans in Africa.

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BrotherObscura
the spreading of humans to a new continent, i used the term escape because thats the term it used in the encyclopedia
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Ok
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