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Updated: 11/06/2011 10:34 PM
Created: 11/04/2011 10:03 AM | Print |  Email
By: Mark Albert

Ancient Secrets Uncovered by U of M Researchers in Kenya

Ancient and mysterious fossils - buried for millennia - are being discovered on an island in Kenya by a team of researchers from Minnesota.

5 EYEWITNESS NEWS reporter Mark Albert and photojournalist Jared Bergerson went to the excavation sites on Rusinga Island in Kenya in July, to see the ground-breaking work by University of Minnesota researchers.
Click above to watch our story.
Click here to learn more about the U of M anthropologists' study of one of the oldest and richest fossil sites in the world.
Watch an extended interview with U of M anthropology professor Dr. Kieran McNulty, as he talks about his research on Rusinga Island in Kenya and what his team has found so far.
Click here to read the U of M's 2011 announcement of this summer's Rusinga Island research. 
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Watch a slideshow of photos taken by reporter Mark Albert from the excavation site on Rusinga Island in Kenya: :.dd::

Click here to see more of our series from Africa, as 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS followed Minnesotans on A Journey of Hope.