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New Fossils from Koobi Fora, Northern Kenya, Confirm Taxonomic Diversity in Early Homo

Caption: Meave Leakey (left) with Cyprian Nyete (right) and other members of the field crew reconstructing pieces of specimen KNM-ER 60000 at the field camp in 2009.

Credit: Photo by Louise Leakey

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