Scientific Methods

Saturday, March 11, 2006

WHAT IS OUR COMMON ANCESTOR THAT WE SHARE WITH THE GREAT APES?

"A team of researchers excavating in northern Chad has unearthed the well-preserved skull and other fossilized remains of what they believe was a previously unknown hominid, or early human precursor, that lived six to seven million years ago. That date would make it the oldest known ancestor of humans"

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2005/04/0407_050407_oldesthuman.html

 
Dr Richard Knight
Co-ordinator: National Information Society Learnerships - Ecological Informatics
Department of Biodiversity and Conservation Biology
University of the Western Cape
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Bellville 7535
 
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