Australopithecus bahrelghazali

Australopithecus bahrelghazali Skull ©David L Brill/Atlanta
Australopithecus bahrelghazali Skull
©David L Brill/Atlanta

Name:                                 Australopithecus bahrelghazali

Other names:                  Abel

Age:                                     3.5 – 3.0 million years ago

Height:                              Unknown

Weight:                             Unknown

Brain Size:                       c. 400 – 550 cc

Description:                    Unknown – few fossils found.

Diet:                                    Unknown – few fossils found.

Culture:                             Unknown – few fossils found.

Tool Culture:                  –

Date Discovered:           1995

Area Discovered:           Bahr el Ghazali Valley, Chad, Africa

Who Discovered:           Paleontologist Michael Brunet

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