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When three species of human ancestor walked the Earth

April 9, 2020 - General

An international team, including Arizona State University researcher Gary Schwartz, have unearthed the earliest known skull of Homo erectus, the first of our ancestors to be nearly human-like in their anatomy and aspects of their behavior.
Homo erectus cranium from Dimolen, South Africa
[Credit: Angeline Leece]

Years of painstaking excavation at the fossil-rich site of Drimolen, nestled within the Cradle of Humankind (a UNESCO World…

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