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Australopithecus anamensis; a face to fit the name

Learn at Earth-logs how the story of hominin evolution has changed significantly after the discovery in Ethiopia of a stunning new australopithecine fossil.

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The near-complete cranium of an Au. anamensis found in the Afar Depression of NE Ethiopia. Note the lateral flattening caused by sedimentary burial. (Credit: Cleveland Museum of Natural History)