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2006-04-12 14:40:00

Fossils have long provided snapshots of the human family tree, but a new find in Africa gives scientists a kind of mini home movie showing man's primal development.

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2005-03-06 11:39:55

A team of U.S. and Ethiopian scientists has discovered the fossilized remains of what they believe is humankind's first walking ancestor, a hominid that lived in the wooded grasslands of the Horn of Africa nearly 4 million years ago.

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2005-01-20 07:05:00

Palaeontologists say they have found a fossil haul from at least nine hominids who lived in eastern Africa more than four million years ago in the early chapters of human history.


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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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