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Eritrea: Discovery of New Fossil

Deinotherium from Kudo-Felassi

 By Kesete Ghebrehiwet
“Missing link” of elephant family unearthed in Eritrea 

The discovery of an ancient human fossil in Eritrea at Buya site in the Northern Red Sea region has opened a new chapter in the history of human evolution. The discovered fossil represents the Homo-erectus species that inhabited the area some million years ago. Though the oldest fossil “Madam Buya” discovered in 1997 is named after the place of discovery, the  inhabitants of that respective area have given it a local name “Hawa”- meaning EveContinue reading Eritrea: Discovery of New Fossil