DNA reconstruction of “Cheddar Man,” Britain’s oldest complete skeleton, which was found in the Cheddar Gorge, shows that he was a dark-skinned man with blue eyes.

The rendering of Cheddar Man gives insight into the type of people who settled in the area after the first Ice Age, and seemingly proves that lighter skinned characteristics of modern Europeans is a new phenomenon. The DNA also showed that Cheddar Man was in his early 20s when he died, and other examinations showed that he was about 5 feet 5 inches tall.


Peep the clip below: