The earliest known humans in Europe may have been found in a Bulgarian cave

Newfound Homo sapiens remains date to between about 46,000 and 44,000 years ago, researchers say

photo of the inside of Bacho Kiro Cave

Excavations in Bulgaria’s Bacho Kiro Cave (shown) unearthed the oldest directly dated remains of Homo sapiens in what’s now Europe, researchers say.

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