Famous Footprints: 49 years ago today, 3.6 million years ago (give or take)

Boot-print from Buzz Aldrin on Apollo 11 moonwalk: July 20, 1969

Laetoli footprints, dated ~3.7 Million Years Old

… then, just ~3.6 million years later…

Boot-print from Buzz Aldrin on Apollo 11 moonwalk: July 20, 1969

Three and a half million years separate the individual who left these footprints in the sands of Africa from the one who left them on the moon. A mere blink in the eye of evolution.
-David Attenborough

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