Jawdropping: Oldest human fossil fills in a 2.8-million-year-old gap in evolution

March 5, 2015 by  
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It’s been a big year for old bones . Archaeologists have unearthed a jawbone —with teeth—in Ethiopia that is believed to be the oldest remains ever found from early humans. The jawbone was found basically laying around in a pile of rubble, at a site used to mine fossil fuels. It belonged to the earliest specimen of Homo and dates back 2.8 million years . That, dear readers, is not a typo. Read the rest of Jawdropping: Oldest human fossil fills in a 2.8-million-year-old gap in evolution Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: earliest fossilized human remains , jawbone found in ethiopia , oldest human bones , oldest human jawbone , oldest human remains , oldest jawbone fossil

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