Australopithecus boisei


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Noun1.Australopithecus boisei - large-toothed hominid of eastern Africa; from 1 to 2 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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Australopithecus boisei sported a gorilla like bony crest and was the most robustus among all the Australopithecines, which thrived for almost a million years only to come to an evolutionary dead end.
A third generation white Kenyan, Richard Leakey was born in 1944, the son of famous paleontologists Louis Seymour Leakey and Mary Leakey who discovered Australopithecus boisei - a critical link in the evolution of man - in Oldevei Gorge, northern Tanzania.
En cambio, segun la hipotesis del investigador, el afarensis llego a un callejon sin salida, dio origen al Australopithecus boisei, de grandes dientes y fuertes mandibulas, que se extinguio hace un millon de anos.