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Homo habilis





A species of early human discovered by Louis Leakey in 1964 in the Olduvai Gorge, East Africa. Its fossil remains have been estimated to be between 1.8 and 1.2 million years old, being contemporary with Australopithecus. The development of hand and skull is much more like that of modern humans. See also Homo.


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