- Comparative Anatomy
25 Oct 2000
Tugen Hills, Kenya
BAR 1000’00 is the type specimen for Orrorin tugenensis, and was discovered by Kiptalam Cheboi on October 25, 2000 in Tugen Hills, Kenya. The specimen is nicknamed “Millenium Man” and is dated to around 6 Ma. The specimen consists of a fragmentary mandible, but is part of a collection of 13 fossil specimens that includes significant postcranial material.
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