A handout photo made available by the Tel Aviv University on Thursday shows a complete jawbone with teeth recently discovered at Misliya Cave on Mount Carmel In Israel dating back to 177,000-194,000 years ago. The finding indicates that modern humans were present in the Levant at least 50,000 years earlier than previously thought. Photo: Tel Aviv University handout via EPA-EFE

A fossil found in a remote Israeli cave has changed our understanding of human evolution

The oldest human fossil to be found outside Africa suggests humans were roaming the planet at least 75,000 years earlier than we previously thought

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A handout photo made available by the Tel Aviv University on Thursday shows a complete jawbone with teeth recently discovered at Misliya Cave on Mount Carmel In Israel dating back to 177,000-194,000 years ago. The finding indicates that modern humans were present in the Levant at least 50,000 years earlier than previously thought. Photo: Tel Aviv University handout via EPA-EFE
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