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Lothagam the Dawn of Humanity in Eastern Africa

by Meave G. Leakey

  • ISBN: 9780231118705
  • ISBN10: 0231118708

Lothagam the Dawn of Humanity in Eastern Africa

by Meave G. Leakey

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  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Columbia Univ Pr
  • Publish date: 01/01/2003
  • ISBN: 9780231118705
  • ISBN10: 0231118708
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Description: Lothagam, located at the southwest corner of Lake Turkana in northern Kenya, represents one of the most important intervals in African prehistory. Early humans are restricted in distribution to Africa and their acquisition of an upright bipedal striding gait, the hallmark of humanity, appears to be at least circumstantially linked to the reduction of equatorial forests and the spread of grasslands on that continent. The diverse Lothagam fauna documents the end-Miocene transition from forested to more open habitats that were exploited by grazing horses and antelopes, hippos, giant pigs, and true elephants. It also includes spectacularly complete fossil carnivore skeletons and some of the oldest human remains.
Enlisting a team of highly qualified specialists, this book provides the geologic context and dating framework for the Lothagam fossiliferous sequences, describes the immense diversity of vertebrate fossils recovered from the Late Miocene and Early Pliocene sediments, and synthesizes the results to interpret the changing paleoenvironments that prevailed at this site. The book will interest anthropologists, paleontologists, geologists, and anyone interested in human origins.
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