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 What is the oldest known human fossil?

Answer The oldest known human fossil is nicknamed "Ardi" and is believed to be 4.4 million years old, according to a 2009 National Geographic article. "Ardi" was discovered in Ethiopia's Afar desert. "Ard... Read More »
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What is the oldest human skeleton found?

The University of California at Berkeley reports the oldest human skeleton was discovered and partially reconstructed in Ethiopia in 2009. The skeleton, nicknamed Ardi, is estimated to be 4.4 milli... Read More »
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What is the oldest human fossil found?

With similarities to both humans and chimpanziees, Ardipithecus ramidus, nicknamed Ardi, is the oldest human fossil found to date. Scientists first discovered fragments of this fossil in Ethiopia i... Read More »
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Where were the oldest human bones found?

Paleontologists use hominid bone fossils or fragments to set up a pattern for a possible "family tree," because genes of ancient bones can't be analyzed. The oldest bones found, approximately six m... Read More »
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When was the oldest human skeleton discovered?

The oldest human skeleton was discovered in 1994 in Ethiopia. As of 2010, over 120 pieces of the skeleton have been recovered. Nicknamed Ardi, this female was thought to be about 4 feet tall and li... Read More »
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