Jaw Structures of Fossils Seems to Suggest That Three Homo Species Roamed Africa Concurrently

homo rudolfensis specimen lower jaw
An upper skull found in 1972 and a newly discovered lower jaw are both thought to belong to the enigmatic hominin species Homo rudolfensis. F. Spoor

New evidence, presented as fossilized skulls, has been discovered that seems to imply that three different and distinct species belonging to the genus Homo existed between 1.7 million and 2 million years ago, during the Pleistocene epoch.

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