Homo Habilis Foot with Crocodile Bite Marks

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Emma Groeneveld
by Ryan Somma
published on 02 March 2023
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Foot of a Homo habilis individual designated OH 8, found at Olduvai Gorge in Tanzania by Louis and Mary Leakey, probably dating to around 1.8 million years ago. The bones show extensive damage caused by a crocodile – in fact, the whole foot appears to have been bitten off at the heel.

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Somma, R. (2023, March 02). Homo Habilis Foot with Crocodile Bite Marks. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/17150/homo-habilis-foot-with-crocodile-bite-marks/

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