The Nefud Desert is a desolate space of orange and yellow sand dunes. It covers roughly twenty five,000 sq. miles of the Arabian Peninsula. But tens of thousands of decades back, this space was a lush land of lakes, with a local climate that may well have been kinder to human lifetime.
On a January afternoon in 2016, an global staff of archaeologists and paleontologists was researching the surface area of 1 ancient lakebed at a website identified as Al Wusta in the Nefud’s landscape of sand and gravel. Their eyes ended up peeled for fossils, bits of stone resources,