In Photos: Hominin Skulls With Mixed Traits Discovered

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Skulls with Mixed Traits

Credit: © Javier Trueba / Madrid Scientific Films
A collection of hominin fossils, including 17 nearly complete skulls, from a single species have been discovered in a Spanish cave called Sima de los Huesos…Read More »

in Sierra de Atapuerca, Spain. The skulls, like this one dubbed Skull 17, show a mix of features from both Neanderthals and more primitive humans.   Less «
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