Human Footprints Dating Back 120,000 Years Found In Saudi Arabia

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Please KILL our story "Ancient footprints in Saudi Arabia show how humans left Africa," which was based on a study embargoed until September 18 at 1800 GMT. A new version will follow at that time.

This handout photo shows elephant trackway This handout photo shows elephant trackway  Paul BREEZE / Paul BREEZE

This handout photo shows a view of the edge of the Alathar ancient lake deposit and surrounding landscape This handout photo shows a view of the edge of the Alathar ancient lake deposit and surrounding landscape  Badar ZAHRANI / Badar ZAHRANI

This undated handout photo obtained September 16, 2020 shows the first human footprint discovered at the Alathar ancient lake This undated handout photo obtained September 16, 2020 shows the first human footprint discovered at the Alathar ancient lake  Klint JANULIS / Klint Janulis

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