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Submission + - 1.8-Million-Year-Old Skull Suggests Human Ancestors Belonged To One Species (ibtimes.com)

minty3 writes: A 1.8-million-year-old skull uncovered in the republic of Georgia may change the picture behind human evolutionary history.

The skull, known as Skull 5, was found in pieces in 2000 and 2005 among other human and animal fossils in the village of Dmanisi in the nation of Georgia. The complete skull has a small braincase, long face and large teeth, combining features previously known as belonging to three different species under the Homo genus. The findings, published in Science, suggest early humans belonged to one species rather than a bunch of different ones.

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