Category Archives: Hadar 2011

Lynn Copes: Hadar 2011 #3, Good Luck Takes Hard Work

Each day, our group of six scientists and 15 Afar split into two big groups after breakfast for the day’s work. The group working with Bill usually drives to a locality of the project where fossil hominids have been found … Continue reading

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Lynn Copes: Hadar 2011 #2, Camp Life—More Nutella Anyone?

After the excitement of finding the fossil mandible last week, things have calmed down. Once the find is announced in Ethiopia, we can give you more information about it—it is one very interesting mandible! I thought I’d give you a … Continue reading

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Lynn Copes: Hadar 2011

Editor’s Note: IHO Director Bill Kimbel received funding from the National Geographic Society for this field research excursion to Hadar, Ethiopia beginning January 2 through February 6. PhD student Lynn Copes has sent these two entries and we hope to … Continue reading

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