Olduvai Gorge is famous archaeological site located in East Africa. Internationally recognized for the Louis and Mary Leakey’s discovery of early human on earth and the magnificent antiquities documented the evolutionary history of stone tools, vertebrates and the environments over the last two million years.
Laetoli south of Olduvai Gorge within Ngorongoro Conservation Area is the place the hominid footprints are preserved in volcanic rock 3.6 million years old and represent some of the earliest signs of mankind in the world. Three separate tracks of a small-brained upright walking early hominid. Australopithecus afarensis, a creature about 1.2 to 1.4 meters high, were found. Imprints of these are displayed in the Oldupai museum.