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ancestor Humans Ardi Now, it is December again and Tim White and his team are back
in Ethiopia, picking among the stones and rocks.
The team has made another discovery, a dozen pieces of a skull.
It looks like Australopithecus .
“It’s a big boy, big for an australopithecine,” says White.
Maybe it is Australopith garhi.
On the way back to camp, White stops to take a snapshot of the
moon rising over Yardi Lake. The landscape has changed over
time, but one thing is constant, White notes,
“Hominids have been
right here looking
at the moon rising over
the water for millions of years.”...
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