Scientists have discovered what may be the earliest signs of movement on Earth.
They found strands of string mucus left in the form of a nest of 2.1 billion years in West Africa.
found in the rock climbed in Gabon, disturbs the oldest evidence of movement on Earth.
Earlier evidence was written 570 million years ago, but the new discovery brings it back to $ 1.5 billion. The results were published in the PNAS magazine.
Scientists from the French National Research Center (CNRS) have used the latest X-ray technology to explore the ancient rock without cracks.
They showed that the ancient mucus strips are up to 6 mm and in the rocks 17 centimeters
Small creatures, now called ameba, do this when resources are limited.
moved every time and then searched for new food sources in a damp, dirty habitat
At that time, the Earth was largely covered by calm, shallow oceans – little land visible.