Credits

Researchers

Fred Spoor, University College London (co-lead)Meave Leakey, Koobi Fora Research Project/National Museums of Kenya (co-lead)

Paper

Spoor, F. et al. “Implications of New Early Homo fossils from Ileret, East of Lake Turkana, Kenya.”Nature 448:688-691 (9 August 2007). 

Data and Images

  • Excavation (Koobi Fora Research Project/L.N. Leakey)
  • Fossil (National Museums of Kenya/F. Spoor)
  • Species reconstructions (R. Mickens, AMNH)