Scientists examining a quartzite rock unearthed on the Loess Plateau in China last December. In a report released on Wednesday, scientists reported that stone tools such as this could have belonged to our evolutionary forerunners that lived 2.1 million years ago. Photo: AP

New archaeological find in China suggests mankind left Africa 250,000 years earlier than previously thought

The latest find of 96 stone tools indicates human relatives trekked from Africa about 250,000 years earlier than thought

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Scientists examining a quartzite rock unearthed on the Loess Plateau in China last December. In a report released on Wednesday, scientists reported that stone tools such as this could have belonged to our evolutionary forerunners that lived 2.1 million years ago. Photo: AP
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