Dating foley al
Sahelanthropus tchadensis Ardipithecus ramidus Australopithecus anamensis Australopithecus afarensis Kenyanthropus platyops Australopithecus africanus Australopithecus garhi Australopithecus sediba Australopithecus aethiopicus Australopithecus robustus This list includes fossils that are important for either their scientific or historic interest, or because they are often mentioned by creationists.
One sometimes reads that all hominid fossils could fit in a coffin, or on a table, or a billiard table.
(Creationist arguments) AL 444-2, Australopithecus afarensis Discovered by Bill Kimbel and Yoel Rak in 1991 at Hadar in Ethiopia (Kimbel et al. According to its finders, it strengthens the case that all the First Family fossils were members of the same species, because the differences between AL 444-2 and the smaller skulls in the collection are consistent with other sexually dimorphic hominoids. This is a mostly complete, but heavily distorted, cranium with a large, flat face and small teeth.
KNM-WT 40000, Kenyanthropus platyops Discovered by Justus Erus in 1999 at Lomekwi in Kenya (Leakey et al. The brain size is similar to that of australopithecines.
AL 129-1, Australopithecus afarensis Discovered by Donald Johanson in 1973 at Hadar in Ethiopia (Johanson and Edey 1981; Johanson and Taieb 1976). This find consisted of portions of both legs, including a complete right knee joint which is almost a miniature of a human knee, but apparently belongs to an adult. About 40% of her skeleton was found, and her pelvis, femur (the upper leg bone) and tibia show her to have been bipedal.