First Peoples

Omo 1 - The World's First Modern Human

Clip: Episode 2 | 59s

Omo-1 died while still in his twenties, but he is the oldest member of our species found anywhere in the world. His remains are 195,000 years old, yet he looked like a modern human.

Aired: 06/23/15

Rating: NR

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