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Sahelanthropus tchadensis is an extinct hominine species that is dated to about 7 million years ago, possibly very close to the time of the chimpanzee–human divergence. It is unclear whether it can be regarded as a member of the Hominini tribe.<ref name=klages/> Few specimens are known, other than the partial skull nicknamed Toumaï ("hope of life").


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Sahelanthropus tchadensis is an extinct hominine species that is dated to about 7 million years ago, possibly very close to the time of the chimpanzee–human divergence. It is unclear whether it can be regarded as a member of the Hominini tribe.<ref name=klages/> Few specimens are known, other than the partial skull nicknamed Toumaï ("hope of life").


Sahelanthropus sections
Intro   Fossils   Discovery  Relationship to humans and chimpanzees   See also   Notes  References  External links  

PREVIOUS: IntroNEXT: Fossils
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