Hominid Hunters

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The Hominid Hunters are a team of expert fossil prospectors and excavated.

Start of summer field season 2012

Our crew has been working in Area 40, to the north of Ileret, for the past several weeks. The hominid gang has been able to overcome the wet weather which was an issue when they first started working there. Area 40 is rich in many different fauna and we expect to add many [...]

By | July 20th, 2012|Hominid Hunters|Comments Off on Start of summer field season 2012

Arbolo discovers a hominid tooth

Veteran fossil hunter Arbolo Aike became the latest hominid hunter to discover a Hominidae tooth.

By | July 26th, 2011|Hominid Hunters|Comments Off on Arbolo discovers a hominid tooth

A visit from the jackals

Jackals aren't exactly the most courageous of the animals of the wild and in particular, I have always thought, perhaps to my detriment that they have a huge respect for humans, including the hominid gang crew. However the crew paid the price the hard way for making this assumption. The first two nights camping out in area 123 [...]

By | July 26th, 2011|Hominid Hunters|Comments Off on A visit from the jackals

Nyete discovers Hominidae

The first few days have been very busy for the crew; setting up a mobile camp to the south of the base camp. The crew has also been working hard bringing in lots of specimens of every kind but as usual the biggest reward for a gang member is the Hominidae. Nyete did the crew [...]

By | July 17th, 2011|Hominid Hunters|Comments Off on Nyete discovers Hominidae

Start of 2011 summer season

Summer season is here and the crew who are quite mobile this year are already out and surveying. The crew has been joined by Shadrack who took a year's off to complete his high school after dropping off for some time; a commendable achievement for a valued member of the gang. Nyete also is with [...]

By | July 17th, 2011|Hominid Hunters|Comments Off on Start of 2011 summer season

Fossil specimen discovery

Discovering a fossil specimen is the crowning moment for any fossil hunter. This work requires both mental and physical input in order for the fossil specimens that adorn our museums to be exhibited. Discovering a fossil specimen is the crowning moment for any fossil hunter. This work requires both mental and physical input in order [...]

By | January 13th, 2011|Hominid Hunters|Comments Off on Fossil specimen discovery

Featuring Sale

Hillary Sale at a glance will pass off as a calm man; one who has little to tell but there is no doubt that behind this facade is a man who has seen much more Hillary Sale at a glance will pass off as a calm man; one who has little to tell but there [...]

By | January 6th, 2011|Hominid Hunters|Comments Off on Featuring Sale

A day out with the crew

The hominid crew outing on a typical day is usually a well planned undertaking that usually has to be discussed the night before. Few will actually notice that the group of fossil hunters one is likely to meet out in the badlands, is following a strict plan that takes into account time management as well [...]

By | November 17th, 2010|Hominid Hunters|Comments Off on A day out with the crew