Homo Habilis Foot with Crocodile Bite Marks

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Emma Groeneveld
by Ryan Somma
published on 02 March 2023
Homo Habilis Foot with Crocodile Bite Marks Download Full Size Image

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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Somma, Ryan. "Homo Habilis Foot with Crocodile Bite Marks." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 02, 2023. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/17150/homo-habilis-foot-with-crocodile-bite-marks/.

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Somma, Ryan. "Homo Habilis Foot with Crocodile Bite Marks." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 02 Mar 2023. Web. 16 Jul 2024.

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