A second new Miocene hominoid from Kenya

  title={A second new Miocene hominoid from Kenya},
  author={R. E. F. Leakey and Meave G. Leakey},
A recently discovered early Miocene site in northern Kenya (see preceding paper1) has yielded a number of important fossil hominoid specimens including a partial cranium, mandible and postcranial remains of a medium-sized ape that is distinct from all previously reported genera. The relationship of this taxon to other known hominoids is not clear. A new genus of large hominoid was found at the same site1. The recovery of two new genera of Miocene hominoids which are apparently not represented… CONTINUE READING