Australopithecus

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Australopithecus

a genus of early Pleistocene primate that was hominid in some features but ape-like in others, such as the skull. Southern African in origin, Australopithecus was upright in posture.
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2006), as they document the evolution of the early hominid, Australopithicus anamensis into A.