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This long 1.89 million year old femur (thigh bone), KNM-ER 1481 from Koobi Fora, Kenya, enabled its owner, a Homo erectus individual, to take long strides and therefore to walk farther and faster than earlier humans.
Site:Koobi Fora, Kenya
Date of discovery:1972
Discovered by:John M. Harris
Age:About 1.89 million years old
<bold>Long leg</bold> This long thigh bone enabled its owner to take long strides, and therefore to walk farther and faster than earlier humans.