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Category: Homo Erectus
Our most direct ancestors weren’t alone 2 million years ago, newly discovered fossils from Kenya indicate.
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Early humans made sophisticated stone tools like hand axes 1.8 million years ago, a cache of artifacts from Kenya suggests.
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