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MUFONET-BBS NETWORK - MUTUAL UFO NETWORK ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ARCHAEOLOGY NEWS - WIRE ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 旼컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴커 =START= XMT: 09:00 Sun Nov 03 EXP: 09:00 Sun Nov 10 쿌NCIENT FOOT PRINTS FOUD IN INDONESIA PROBABLY LEFT BY "JAVA 쿘AN" 쿕AKARTA (NOV. 3) KYODO - FOSSILIZED FOOTPRINTS FOUND IN EAST 쿕AVA WERE PROBABLY LEFT BY ''JAVA MAN,'' AN EXTINCT RACE 쿟HOUGHT TO BE THE DIRECT FORERUNNNER OF MODERN HUMANS, WHICH 쿗IVED 200,000 TO 500,000 YEARS AGO, RESEARCHERS SAID SUNDAY. 쿟HE FOOTPRINTS WERE FOUND IN AUGUST 1991 IN WIDODAREN IN 쿐AST JAVA, ONLY ABOUT 20 KILOMETERS SOUTHEAST OF TRINIL 쿥HERE JAVA MAN'S SKELETONS WERE DISCOVERED IN 1891. 쿟HE JAVA MAN REMAINS ARE THOUGHT TO BE THE FIRST KNOWN 쿑OSSILS OF ''HOMO ERECTUS,'' FORMERLY CALLED ''PITHECANTHROPUS,'' WHICH MANY EXPERTS SAY IS THE 쿔MMEDIATE PRECURSOR OF MODERN MAN. 쿟EUKU JACOB, INDONESIA'S PROMINENT ANTHROPOLOGIST AND FORMER 쿝ECTOR OF GAJAH MADA UNIVERSITY, HAS CONCLUDED THAT THERE IS 쿌 STRONG POSSIBILITY THAT THE FOOTPRINTS WERE LEFT BY THE 쿞AME SPECIES. 쿟HE FOSSILS WERE FOUND IN THE SAME STRATUM, OR LAYER OF 쿐ARTH, THAT JAVA MAN'S FOSSILS WERE UNEARTHED, THE EXPERT 쿞AID. 쿌 JOINT TEAM FROM INDONESIA AND JAPAN WILL CONDUCT A FULL- 쿑LEDGED SURVEY NEXT SUMMER TO TRY AND PROVE THERE IS A 쿎ONNECTION BETWEEN THE FOOTPRINTS AND THE SKELETAL REMAINS. 쿔F THE JOINT RESEARCH TEAM CAN PROVE THE THEORY, IT WILL BE 쿎ONSIDERED THE FIRST DISCOVERY OF FOOTPRINTS LEFT BY EARLY 쿘AN. 쿞OME 60 ANIMAL FOOTPRINT FOSSILS FROM THE SAME ERA HAVE ALSO 쿍EEN FOUND ON THE SITE AND HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED AS LEFT BY 쿍UFFALO, DEER, AND ELEPHANTS, ACCORDING TO EXPERTS FROM THE 쿟EAM. =END=

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