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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Taxonomic and geographic diversity in robust australopithecines and other African PlioPleistocene larger mammals.
Among Paranthropus boisei's close relatives are the Australopithecines, which also gave rise to humans.
australopithecines possessed language 2-3 mya, but there is no hard evidence that excludes it.
The lush region in east and central Africa that sustained australopithecines dried out, and the fruits, leaves, tubers, and seeds that were once abundant disappeared, as did fresh water.
Look at this issue: Examine the anatomy of australopithecines as an evolutionary intermediate and as evidence of the evolutionary process.
So, although Hrdy labels the australopithecines as "bipedal apes," they are in fact on the human line.
A critical analysis of claims for the existence of Southeast Asian australopithecines.
On the evolutionary trail, instead of Australopithecines, we will start with timber framing.
29) It would be rather foolish to think evolution works upon all conceivable variants given that one conceivable state of affairs could involve advanced space aliens giving genetic help to the Australopithecines.
The diet of South African australopithecines based on a study of dental microwear.
Especially with their long arms, they resembled australopithecines from the neck down.