Who’s Your Mama? Myanmar fossil find turns human history on its head – our earliest ancestors came from Asia, not Africa | Mail Online

The birthplace of the human race is Asia – our earliest ancestors came to Asia in a huge migration 37-38 million years ago, before they evolved into present-day apes and humans.

A team of palaeontologists in Myanmar has found the tooth of a pre-human ancestor – afrasia djijidae, so-called because it forms a missing link between Africa and Asia – that is very similar another early ancestor found in Libya.

Four similar teeth were found after six years of sifting through sediment – a find that helps seal Asia as the starting point for our species.

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via Myanmar fossil find turns human history on its head – our earliest ancestors came from Asia, not Africa | Mail Online.

I feel superior now. The missing link is Asian. 

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