Archaeological finds from the earliest days of the human species never fail to amaze. But footprints remain the personal, and personalizing, evidence of our earliest ancestors. Left in the mud, then dried and covered over, this trove of more than 400 footprints have survived for 19 ,000 years.
Scientists discover hundreds of footprints left at the dawn of modern humanity
By Sarah Kaplan
The Washington Post
October 12, 2016