Mungo Man


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A 40,000–68,000 year old male skeleton—Pleistocene epoch—found in the Lake Mungo dig in New South Wales, and the oldest human fossil in Australia
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Thorne said the presence of Mungo Man in southeastern Australia 60,000 years ago means humans first arrived on the Australian continent, which at the time was joined to New Guinea, at least 70,000 years ago, and that those people were probably the world's first sea travelers.