Part of a jawbone with teeth attached suggests humankind's ancestors were living in what is now the Ledi-Geraru research area in Ethiopia about 2.8 million years ago. Photo: AFP

Jawbone fossil in Ethiopia sheds light on human origins

Part of a jawbone found in Ethiopia is the earliest known fossil of the genus to which we belong

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Part of a jawbone with teeth attached suggests humankind's ancestors were living in what is now the Ledi-Geraru research area in Ethiopia about 2.8 million years ago. Photo: AFP
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