|A map of Europe with Crete in the centre. 130,000 years |
ago, the coast lines would have been much further apart
Our ancestors could not have swum such a distance. Sea levels in the Mediterranean would not have been lower and therefore the only way the makers of the tools could have got there is if they went by boat. NCSU geologist Karl Wegmann stated 'the thing to me that really makes this unique and exciting is these other sister species (of human) maybe weren't as entirely stupid like we portray them,' Wegmann said, 'they were capable of really complex things.'