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Hominin diversity and high environmental variability in the Okote Member, Koobi Fora Formation, Kenya

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The newly described partial skeleton of Paranthropus boisei KNM-ER 47000 as well as the FwJj14E Ileret footprints provide new evidence on the paleobiology and diversity of hominins from the Okote Member of the Koobi Fora Formation at East Turkana about 1.5 Ma. To better understand the ecological context of the Okote hominins, it is necessary to broaden the geographical focus of the analysis to include the entire Omo-Turkana ecosystem, and the temporal focus to encompass the early Pleistocene....

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10.1016/j.jhevol.2018.10.012

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University of Oxford
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Social Sciences Division
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SAME
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University of Oxford
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Social Sciences Division
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SAME
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St Hugh's College
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Leverhulme Trust
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Carvalho, S
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Elsevier
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Journal of Human Evolution More from this journal
Volume:
126
Pages:
91-105
Publication date:
2018-12-13
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2018-10-14
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0047-2484
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2018-10-17

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