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Vertebrate Faunas from the Kubi Algi, Koobi Fora and Ileret Areas, East Rudolf, Kenya

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A rich collection of vertebrates has been recovered from the three principal fossiliferous localities at East Rudolf. Two faunal units, one of Pliocene and the other of Pleistocene age, are represented. Two of the elephant species recovered represent the earliest known occurrences of the Loxodonta and Elephas phyletic lineages.

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MAGLIO, V. Vertebrate Faunas from the Kubi Algi, Koobi Fora and Ileret Areas, East Rudolf, Kenya. Nature 231, 248–249 (1971). https://doi.org/10.1038/231248a0

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