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Prehistoric herbivore fossils found in Kenya

Prodeinotherium Prodeinotherium was a genus of Proboscidean that existed during the late Miocene. It belongs to the Family Deinotheridae which is made of Proboscideans with downward facing tusks. The species found in Kenya is Prodeinotherium hobleyi which was the first … Continue reading

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Fossils of prehistoric predators found in Kenya

Simbakubwa Kutokaafrika The name Simbakubwa Kutokaafrika literally Large Lion from Africa in the Kiswahili language. The fossils were originally found between 1978 and 1980 at Meswa Bridge in Kisumu county. The fossils were sitting unstudied in a drawer at the … Continue reading

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Human Evolution fossils found in Kenya

Kenya is arguably the country in with the highest number of human evolution fossils. In particular, the region near Lake Turkana has been very fertile ground for the discovery of human evolution fossils and artifacts. Below is a listing, description … Continue reading

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