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Australopithecus bahrelghazali is a fossil hominin that was first discovered in 1993 by the paleontologist Michel Brunet in the Bahr el Ghazal valley near Koro Toro, in Chad, that Brunet named Abel . It was dated using Berylium based Radiometric dating as living circa. 3.6 million years ago. (click to see all the article on Wikipedia)

Kenyanthropus platyops is a 3.5 to 3.2 million year old (Pliocene) extinct hominin species that was discovered in Lake Turkana, Kenya in 1999 by Justus Erus, who was part of Meave Leakey's team.  The fossil found features a broad flat face with a toe bone that suggests it probably walked upright. Teeth are intermediate between typical human and typical ape forms. Kenyanthropus platyops, which means "Flat-faced man of Kenya" (a name given by Meave Leakey), is the only described species in the genus. (click to see all the article on Wikipedia)

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~3 Ma
SELECT pid_opus1_case, int_statut, int_image_en AS als_flag_image FROM tb_opus1_case ORDER BY pid_opus1_case ASC