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Australopithecus sediba: A New Species of Homo-Like Australopith from South Africa
From Australopithecus to Homo Our genus Homo is thought to have evolved a little more than 2 million years ago from the earlier hominid Australopithecus. But there are few fossils that provideExpand
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Faunal assemblage seriation of southern African Pliocene and Pleistocene fossil deposits.
Fossil assemblages from the Pliocene and Pleistocene of southern Africa were seriated in order to give a better idea of their relative chronology. Time-sensitive mammals were selected for calculationExpand
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Revised age estimates of Australopithecus-bearing deposits at Sterkfontein, South Africa.
The Sterkfontein fossil site in South Africa has produced the largest concentration of early hominin fossils from a single locality. Recent reports suggest that Australopithecus from this site isExpand
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Body proportions of Australopithecus afarensis and A. africanus and the origin of the genus Homo.
New discoveries of A. africanus fossils from Member 4 Sterkfontein reveal a body form quite unlike earlier Australopithecus species. The new adult material consists of over 48 fore- and hindlimbExpand
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Homo naledi, a new species of the genus Homo from the Dinaledi Chamber, South Africa
Homo naledi is a previously-unknown species of extinct hominin discovered within the Dinaledi Chamber of the Rising Star cave system, Cradle of Humankind, South Africa. This species is characterizedExpand
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Australopithecus sediba at 1.977 Ma and Implications for the Origins of the Genus Homo
Further U-series dating and the magnetic stratigraphy of the hosting cave deposits show that Australopithecus sediba lived just under 2 million years ago, near or just before the emergence of Homo.Expand
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The Lower Limb and Mechanics of Walking in Australopithecus sediba
The discovery of a relatively complete Australopithecus sediba adult female skeleton permits a detailed locomotor analysis in which joint systems can be integrated to form a comprehensive picture ofExpand
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New Australopithecus robustus fossils and associated U-Pb dates from Cooper's Cave (Gauteng, South Africa).
Australopithecus robustus is one of the best represented hominin taxa in Africa, with hundreds of specimens recovered from six fossil localities in the Bloubank Valley area of Gauteng Province, SouthExpand
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The Foot and Ankle of Australopithecus sediba
Australopithecus sediba had a human-like ankle and arch but an ape-like heel and tibia, implying that while bipedal, this species was also adept at climbing trees. A well-preserved and articulatedExpand
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