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2.9 million year old nicely crafted hominin stone tools found in Africa along with butchered hippo remains. Hippo tartare may have been made with them since the use of fire for cooking was not known. https://phys.org/news/2023-02-million-year-old-butchery-site-reopens-case.html
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsPrehistoric wild dog found at iconic human fossil site Micheal Greshko, Science News, July 29, 2021 "Research reveals two highly social mammals crossed paths at Dmanisi 1.8 million years ago: our ancestral human cousins, and a pack-hunting canid." Lucenti, S.B., Madurell-Malapeira, J., Martínez-Navarro, B.,Palmqvist, P., Rook, L. and Lordkipanidze, D., 2021. The first hunting dog from Dmanisi: comments of social behaviour in Canidae and hominins. Scientific Reports. Published July 29, 2021 Research Square webpage Y
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsHuman impact on nature 'dates back millions of years' By Helen Briggs, BBC News, January 20, 2020 https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-51068816 The open access paper is: Faurby, S., Silvestro, D., Werdelin, L. and Antonelli, A., Brain expansion in early hominins predicts carnivore extinctions in East Africa. Ecology Letters. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/ele.13451 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31943670 Yours, Paul H.
3.3 Million-Year-Old Fossil Sheds Light On How The Spine Evolved, The Two-way, NPR, May 23, 2017 http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/05/23/529693497/3-3-million-year-old-fossil-sheds-light-on-how-the-spine-evolved The paper is: Ward, C. V., T. K. Nalley, F. Spoor, P. Tafforeaue, and Z. Alemsegedf, 2017, Thoracic vertebral count and thoracolumbar transition in Australopithecus afarensis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2017/05/09/1702229114.abstract http://www.pnas.org/content/ea