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When We First Walked

When We First Walked

When We First Walked

When We First Walked

When We First Walked

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Try CuriosityStream today: http://curiositystream.com/eons Fossilized footprints have proved that human ancestors were already striding across the landscape 3.6 million years ago. But who started them on that path? What species pioneered this style of locomotion? Who was the first to walk? Check out our new sticker! https://store.dftba.com/collections/all/products/eons-sticker-decal Produced in collaboration with PBS Digital Studios: http://youtube.com/pbsdigitalstudios Super special thanks to the following Patreon patrons for helping make Eons possible:
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