from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A specimen of the now extinct species Homo habilis.
- adj. Of or pertaining to habilines.
This is why creationists usually gloss over those inconvenient habiline fossils in the 500-700 cc range, and why, when they do discuss them, they never show pictures of them.
The small Turkana habiline, KNM-ER 1813, is now contemporary with the Olduvai sample.
The reality is that there’s lots of good evidence for human evolution, including a number of habiline specimens that sit nicely midway between apes and humans.
There are a number of habiline fossils that trouble creationists, but to keep it simple, let’s stick to the Dmanisi skulls, which I’ve mentioned here already.