Alesi: The Life, Death, and Discovery of an Ancestor

Alesi: The Life, Death, and Discovery of an Ancestor

The recent discovery of a 13 million-year-old fossil infant ape skull has offered a rare glimpse of what the common ancestor of all living apes and humans may have looked like. The fossil, nicknamed “Alesi,” belongs to a newly named species called Nyanzapithecus alesi. Alesi was discovered in a desolate region of Kenya by John Ekusi, a member of Dr. Isaiah Nengo’s research team. In this talk, Dr. Nengo will share the story of finding this rare fossil and discuss the secrets that cutting-edge ...

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6 attendees (None invited)

Venue

Walter Payton College Prep
1034 N Wells St

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