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Searching for human ancestors in East Africa

Paleoanthropologist Ashley Hammond, assistant curator in the Division of Anthropology at the American Museum of Natural History, travels to Turkana, Kenya, on a search for hominin fossils. Discover the techniques Hammond uses to find fossils in the field, how 3D scanning lets scientists study specimens from anywhere in the world and what studying the pelvis can tell us about the evolution of humans and our relatives.

Provided by American Museum of Natural History
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