All posts tagged with Laetoli

Photo: Laetoli footprints

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Every museum that does early hominins has to find a way to present the Laetoli footprints, and I’ve seen some very imaginative ones. The new exhibition at th...

What the cat didn't drag away

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Digging through some literature this afternoon, I ran into a 2007 paper by Denise Su and Terry Harrison Su:Harrison:rarity:2007, who mounted several explanat...

Aging juvenile fossil hominins

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The fossil record is not made up only of adults. We have abundant skeletal evidence from juvenile individuals of a broad range of ages. At this station you w...

Laboratory: Feet

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The stations in this lab will introduce one of the best-known species of fossil hominins, evidence of bipedal locomotion early in our evolution, some basic a...

Laboratory: Feet

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The stations in this lab will introduce one of the best-known species of fossil hominins, evidence of bipedal locomotion early in our evolution, some basic a...

The Laetoli footprints

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The most striking piece of evidence for bipedality in our earliest hominin relatives is a series of footprint trails at Laetoli, a fossil-bearing site in Tan...

Woronso-Mille: A ladder not a bush

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In a new paper, Yohannes Haile-Selassie and colleagues describe new hominin fossils from Woranso-Mille, Ethiopia. A good thing: It gives somebody like me a r...

I'm tired of cutesy foot-related titles

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I don’t have a lot to say about the new footprints from Ileret, described by Matthew Bennett and colleagues. Seems like a nicely done study, particularly giv...