Shungura Formation

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The Shungura Formation is a stratigraphic formation located in the Omo river basin in Ethiopia. It dates to the Pliocene - Lower Pleistocene period. Oldowan tools have been found, suggesting early use of stone tools by hominins.

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  • Vickers-Rich, Patricia & Rich, Thomas Hewett (1993); Wildlife of Gondwana. Reed. ISBN 0-7301-0315-3