Tag Archives: Ethiopia

Horses, Giraffes, and Monkeys, Oh My!

Sometimes, in the middle of nowhere, an Internet connection is not what one would hope it would be! So there has been a bit of a delay continuing our story about what we do in the field during our paleoanthropological … Continue reading

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In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Hi! I am Kaye Reed (that’s me, fifth in from the left on the bottom row in the black shirt), and I am a paleontologist with a focus on paleoecology. I am also co-director of the Ledi-Geraru Research Project, which … Continue reading

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Fossil Hunting: Ledi-Geraru, Ethiopia

IHO is excited to launch a new section of the blog this month that will feature scientists and students working at a field site in the Afar Regional State of Ethiopia, called the Ledi-Geraru research area. What is a bit … Continue reading

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John Rowan: Addis Ababa #2—Gelada Anyone?

As hinted at in my last post, I’ve just returned from a weekend trip to Guassa, a cold but lush region of the Ethiopian highlands. While most of IHO’s research focuses on a single, highly specialized primate species (if you … Continue reading

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John Rowan: Addis Ababa #1—The Token Paleontologist

Editor’s Note: John Rowan has previously posted from a field site in Ledi-Gareru and is now working with specimens at the National Museum in Addis Ababa. Just as primary field research is an important component of anthropological work, comparative analysis and … Continue reading

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