Australopithecus boisei

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large-toothed hominid of eastern Africa

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Fossil discoveries of Australopithecus boisei, a member of the human evolutionary family that lived in Africa from around 2 million to 1 million years ago, show that this creature possessed huge teeth and a nutcrackerlike jaw the likes of which even Jay Leno, or Kirk Douglas would envy.
Separate investigations in Ethiopia last year uncovered the oldest firmly dated hominid stone tools and a largely complete Australopithecus boisei skull.
Rak studied several skulls belonging tothe east African species Australopithecus boisei.
Walker and his co-workers hold thatthe cranium is either an early member of the species of Australopithecus boisei or part of a new species clearly related to A.