Australopithecus deyiremeda: New Hominin Species Discovered in Ethiopia

A multinational group of anthropologists has described a new human ancestor species that lived in what is now the Afar region of Ethiopia about 3.3 – 3.5 million years ago, overlapping in time with the famous Lucy’s species, Australopithecus afarensis. The fossil specimens of Australopithecus deyiremeda were found in the Woranso-Mille Paleontological Project study area [...] —> Read More