Fossils suggest another hominid species lived near Lucy

Jawbones, teeth indicate a new member of prehuman family tree

upper jaw with teeth

LUCY’S RELATIVE  Fossils discovered in Ethiopia, including this partial upper jaw with teeth, come from a hominid species that lived alongside Lucy’s species between 3.5 million and 3.3 million years ago, researchers say. 

Y. Haile-Selassie

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