Researchers, led by Lee Berger, had claimed in a Netflix documentary that the species buried its dead, used fire, used tools, and made rock art.
The fossil hominin Homo habilis was described 1964 by Louis Leakey and his colleagues from the 1.9 million year old Olduvai Gorge locality in Tanzania.
If a Neanderthal walked down the street, appropriately dressed, you probably wouldn’t notice.
This unbridged gap between the ape-like australopithecines and the abruptly appearing human-like members of our genus challenges evolutionary accounts.
Whatever Ardi was, everyone agrees the fossils was initially badly crushed and needed extensive reconstruction.