Ice age footprints shed light on North America’s early humans

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Dozens of footprints were found in dried-up river beds in the western state of Utah

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It has revealed more details about how the continent’s original occupants lived more than 12000 years ago.

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88 distinct prints were found that were left by a mixture of adults and children

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At first, they looked like discolored patches on the ground and little pop-ups

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These are the resident Indigenous people of North America

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The fossils could have remained unnoticed if not for a chance glance out of a moving car as researchers drove through Hill Air Force Base  

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The fossils could have remained unnoticed if not for a chance glance out of a moving car as researchers drove through Hill Air Force Base  

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The discovery was followed by a painstaking few days of very careful digging

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The fossils add to a wealth of other findings from the area - including stone tools, evidence of tobacco use, bird bones and campfire

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