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Plio—Pleistocene hominid discoveries in Hadar, Ethiopia

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The International Afar Research Expedition has now recovered remains of twelve hominid individuals from geological deposits estimated to be 3.0 Myr in Hadar, Ethiopia. A partial skeleton represents the most complete hominid known from this period. The collection suggests that Homo and Australopithecus coexisted as early as 3.0 Myr ago.

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Johanson, D., Taieb, M. Plio—Pleistocene hominid discoveries in Hadar, Ethiopia. Nature 260, 293–297 (1976). https://doi.org/10.1038/260293a0

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