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Malapa Hominin 1—MH1
Specimen recovered in Malapa, South Africa. The image depicts a juvenile male holotype for Australopithecus sediba.

Fossil of Darwinius masillae
Darwinius was a nocturnal mammal with opposable big toes and nails instead of claws. After death, Ida sank quickly to the bottom of a lake, where there was little oxygen. This caused her to preserve perfectly. Because of this impeccable …

KNM-ER 3733.jpg
KNM-ER 3733 is a nearly complete female cranium from Eastern Africa dating to ~1.75 million years old.

Kabwe 1
Homo heidelbergensisis a middleHomospecies displaying both primitive and derived traits.H. heidelbergensishas primitive traits such as a large face, a pronounced post-orbital bar, and short stature. However,H. heidelbergensisalso displaysmore derived…

Ardi.jpeg
Images of the type specimen, skeleton, and reconstruction of "Ardi."

KNM-WT 15000.jpg
KNM-WT 15000, otherwise known as the "Nariokotome Boy," or the "Turkana Boy," is the nearly complete skeleton of an adolescent boy who lived in Eastern Africa approximately 1.5 million years ago.
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