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Press Release 11-159
Six Million Years of African Savanna

Open, grassy environments accompanied human evolution

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Savanna grasslands punctuated with scattered trees.

Savanna grasslands are punctuated with scattered trees; they are found in equatorial regions.

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Geochemist Thure Cerling.

Geochemist Thure Cerling developed a new way of measuring ancient tree cover using fossil soils.

Credit: Lee Siegel, University of Utah


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Map showing vegetation of Africa.

Savanna and woodland extend across a broad swath of East Africa.

Credit: AccessAfrica


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Savanna with trees and animals in Kenya.

Savanna extends across Kenya as far as the eye can see, stretching to a far horizon.

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Wooded grassland typical of East Africa; here with oryx in Samburu National Reserve, Kenya.

Wooded grassland typical of East Africa; here with oryx in Samburu National Reserve, Kenya.

Credit: Thure Cerling


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An alternate view of the extensive savanna in Kenya's Samburu National Reserve.

An alternate view of the extensive savanna in Kenya's Samburu National Reserve.

Credit: Thure Cerling


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