Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Allia Bay

Archaeological site found in 1982 in East Lake Turkana, Kenya, dated to 4.1-3.9 mya. The hominid remains, 12 specimens, include fragments attributed to Australopithecus anamensis. Postcranial remains are indicative of bipedalism, yet jaw fragments possess characteristics that are very ape-like, including parallel tooth rows. Site paleoenvironment was lakeside forest in arid region.

See Kanapoi.

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