Gap Fill - Our Homeland - Level 1


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The of humans is in Botswana. Researchers used to find out where came from. They said our roots are in Botswana. Humans were there 200,000 years . They lived there for 70,000 years and then moved across Africa. They moved to Europe and Asia. Professor Vanessa Hayes, from the University of Sydney, said: "We've known for a time that humans originated in Africa 200,000 years ago."

The researchers said we come from an called Okavango. People there had , hunting and farmland. Scientists looked at DNA from 200 who live near there . The people had a of DNA called L0. Professor Hayes explained L0 is important. She said: "Every time a new occurs, that migration is recorded in our [L0 and] DNA as a time-.... Everyone walking around ...comes from this region."

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