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Ethiopia unveils 3.3 million-year-old girl fossil

by Pat Coate | September 20, 2006
"The finding is the most complete hominid skeleton ever found in the world."
- Zeresenay Alemseged, Paleoanthropological Research Team head

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Ethiopian scientists unveiled on Wednesday a 3.3 million-year-old fossil of a girl, which they believe is the most complete skeleton ever found.

The fossil including an entire skull, torso, shoulder blade and various limbs was discovered at Dikaka, some 400 kms northeast of the capital Addis Ababa near the Awash river in the Rift Valley.

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