Turkana Boy(redirected from KNM WT 15000)
Turkana Boyan example of Homo erectus found at Nariokotome on Lake Turkana in Kenya. The nearly complete skeleton was of an eleven-year-old boy showing a pattern of development which was much more ape-like than modern man but less ape-like than Homo habilis. In Turkana Boy the life cycle was shifting towards a human rate of growth and development.
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