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Exciting New Kenyan Fossils Challenge Established Views on Early Evolution of Our Genus Homo

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One of the two fossils, an upper jaw bone of Homo habilis (KNM-ER 42703), dates from 1.44 million years ago, which is more recent than previously known fossils of that species.  This late-survivor shows that Homo habilis and Homo erectus lived side by side in eastern Africa for nearly half a million years.

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