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We are going to look at reasons why East Africa is regarded as the place where man first evolved. Some of the reasons include:
1. The bones and weapons and tools which archaeologists are finding are proofs to this. These findings are widespread in Olduvai Gorge, Olorgesaillie and Ngorongoro and around lakes of East Africa.
2. The savanna landscapes found in East Africa favoured evolution while the conditions elsewhere
(forests and deserts) were unfavourable.
3. Evidence from archaeologists show that the earliest apes first evolved around lake and rift valley areas.