At the Çorakyerler excavations, 100 fossils dating back 8.5 million years were uncovered

In the “Çorakyerler Vertebrate Fossil Locality” in Çankırı, approximately 8.5 million-year-old 100 fossils belonging to vertebrate animals were discovered during excavation works. The excavations at the Çorakyerler Vertebrate Fossil Locality are being conducted under the leadership of Prof. Dr. Ayla Sevim Erol, the head of the Department of Anthropology at Ankara University, Faculty of Languages,…

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Archaeologists found 7.5 million-year-old giraffe bone in central Anatolia

Archaeologists excavating at a site on the shores of Yamula Dam in the province of Kayseri, located in central Türkiye, found a 7.5 million-year-old giraffe forelimb bone. Oğuzhan Köylüoğlu, an expert anthropologist, stated that the work at the site started on June 7 and they found nearly 30 fossils. Normally, they would find articulated fossils…

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