Research Article

Oldest Evidence of Toolmaking Hominins in a Grassland-Dominated Ecosystem

  • Thomas W. Plummer mail,

    Affiliation: Department of Anthropology, Queens College and NYCEP, Flushing, New York, United States of America

  • Peter W. Ditchfield,

    Affiliation: Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

  • Laura C. Bishop,

    Affiliation: Research Centre in Evolutionary Anthropology and Palaeoecology, School of Natural Sciences and Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, United Kingdom

  • John D. Kingston,

    Affiliation: Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

  • Joseph V. Ferraro,

    Affiliation: Department of Anthropology, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, United States of America

  • David R. Braun,

    Affiliation: Department of Archaeology, University of Cape Town, Rondebsoch, South Africa

  • Fritz Hertel,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, California State University, Northridge, Northridge, California, United States of America

  • Richard Potts

    Affiliations: Human Origins Program, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D. C., United States of America, Paleontology Section, Earth Sciences Department, National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya

  • Published: October 21, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0007199

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