Hunter-gatherers were possibly first to call Tibetan Plateau home

High-altitude foragers moved in long before farmers, new dates indicate

Tibetan Plateau

HUNTER-GATHERER HANGOUT  New dates for hand- and footprints on a rock slab suggest that foragers lived year-round on the Tibetan Plateau, shown here, well before farmers did. Much about initial settlement of this high-altitude region remains unclear, though.

Mark Aldenderfer

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