Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Peninj

Archaeological site and hominid fossil found in 1964 on the Peninj River near Lake Natron, Tanzania, dated to 1.5-1.2 mya, and that contains hominid remains including a complete megadont mandible located by Kimoya Kimeu and excavated by Glynn Isaac and Richard Leakey. Attributed to Australopithecus (Paranthropus) boisei. Although the mandible is several hundred thousand years younger, it articulates well with the cranium of OH

5. Aka Lake Natron.

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