Ancestor’s Trail 2012
A walk to rewind the evolutionary history of our species, 25-26th August
The Ancestor’s Trail is a shared walk over the Quantock Hills in Somerset, this year taking place on the 25th and 26th August 2012. It was inspired by Richard Dawkins’ book ‘The Ancestor’s Tale‘, subtitled a Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Life. The book rewinds the evolutionary history of our species, and many others, back to our shared origins 3.7 billion years ago. The Ancestor’s Trail traces the same journey on foot. We align Darwin’s Tree of Life with the many footpaths straddling the Quantock hills and place groups of walkers at the tips of selected branches.
For full details please see the Ancestor’s Trail web site.