Australopithecus africanus


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Noun1.Australopithecus africanus - gracile hominid of southern AfricaAustralopithecus africanus - gracile hominid of southern Africa; from about 3 million years ago
Australopithecus, genus Australopithecus - extinct genus of African hominid
australopithecine - any of several extinct humanlike bipedal primates with relatively small brains of the genus Australopithecus; from 1 to 4 million years ago
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The teeth indicate that it also is a close relative to the previously identified Australopithecus africanus.
Paranthropus robustus, and Australopithecus africanus to analyze the size and shape differences for interpretation of phylogenetic relationships between the taxa.
These apes were made for walking: the pelves of Australopithecus afarensis and Australopithecus africanus.
3-million-year-old fossil Australopithecus africanus was found in 1947.
The 'Taung' fossil, found in South Africa, was of Australopithecus africanus, an ancient hominid species not directly related to modern humans.
Dart is perhaps best known for his discovery of Australopithecus africanus in 1924 in South Africa.
Fossil bones found in 1925 recvealed a new species, Australopithecus africanus.
This new book is the first full scale biography of Raymond Dart, the man the world of anthropology knows best for his association with the Taung skull, Australopithecus africanus.
deyiremeda might have been an ancestor of Homo, Paranthropus or Australopithecus africanus, a southern African hominid from roughly 3.
The study, published in a forthcoming issue of the Journal of Human Evolution, confirms a controversial finding made by anatomist Raymond Dart, who discovered the first known two-legged walking (bipedal) human ancestor, Australopithecus africanus.
They analyzed several auditory ossicles representing the early hominin species Paranthropus robustus and Australopithecus africanus.