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 #50 Shades of Humanity

Well-Preserved Find 1.8 Million Years Old Drastically Simplifies Evolutionary Picture

The skull offers evidence that humanity's early ancestors emerged from Africa as a single adventurous species, not several as believed, dramatically simplifying human evolution, an international research team said Thursday. -Wall Street Journal

The skull—the most complete of its kind ever discovered—is "a really extraordinary find," said paleoanthropologist Marcia Ponce de Leon at the University of Zurich's Anthropological Institute and Museum, who helped analyze it. "It is in a perfectly preserved state."

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Posted on October 18, 2013 and filed under africa, education, history, race.