Implications of new early Homo fossils from Ileret, east of Lake Turkana, Kenya

@article{Spoor2007ImplicationsON,
  title={Implications of new early Homo fossils from Ileret, east of Lake Turkana, Kenya},
  author={Fred Spoor and Meave G. Leakey and Patrick N. Gathogo and Francis H. Brown and Susan C. Ant{\'o}n and Ian Mcdougall and Christopher Kiarie and Fredrick Kyalo Manthi and Louise N. Leakey},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2007},
  volume={448},
  pages={688-691}
}
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