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Australopithecus garhi: a new species of early hominid from Ethiopia.
The lack of an adequate hominid fossil record in eastern Africa between 2 and 3 million years ago (Ma) has hampered investigations of early hominid phylogeny. Discovery of 2.5 Ma hominid cranial andExpand
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Ardipithecus ramidus and the Paleobiology of Early Hominids
Hominid fossils predating the emergence of Australopithecus have been sparse and fragmentary. The evolution of our lineage after the last common ancestor we shared with chimpanzees has thereforeExpand
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Pleistocene Homo sapiens from Middle Awash, Ethiopia
The origin of anatomically modern Homo sapiens and the fate of Neanderthals have been fundamental questions in human evolutionary studies for over a century. A key barrier to the resolution of theseExpand
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The Human Bone Manual
Preface 1. Introduction 2. Field Procedures for Skeletal Remains 3. Ethics in Osteology 4. Bone Biology and Variation 5. Postmortem Skeletal Modification 6. Anatomical Terminology 7. Skull 8.Expand
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Morphology of the Pliocene partial hominid skeleton (A.L. 288-1) from the Hadar formation, Ethiopia
The upper part of the Pliocene Hadar Formation, central Afar, Ethiopia, has yielded a 40% complete fossil hominid skeleton (A.L. 288-1, “Lucy”). This specimen is described in detail and selectedExpand
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Combining Prehension and Propulsion: The Foot of Ardipithecus ramidus
Several elements of the Ardipithecus ramidus foot are preserved, primarily in the ARA-VP-6/500 partial skeleton. The foot has a widely abducent hallux, which was not propulsive during terrestrialExpand
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Mandibular postcanine dentition from the Shungura Formation, Ethiopia: crown morphology, taxonomic allocations, and Plio-Pleistocene hominid evolution.
Over 200 hominid specimens were recovered by the International Omo Expedition of 1967-1976. Despite the fragmentary nature of this primarily dental collection, these hominid remains represent a majorExpand
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Australopithecus ramidus, a new species of early hominid from Aramis, Ethiopia
Nature 371, 306–312(1994) IN this article we attributed hominid fossils from Aramis to Australopithecus ramidus sp. nov. We noted that generic placement was conservative and that ramidus mightExpand
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The earliest Acheulean from Konso-Gardula
KONSO-GARDULA is a palaeoanthropological area discovered by the 1991 Palaeoanthropological Inventory of Ethiopia1–5 in the southern Main Ethiopian Rift. The Konso-Gardula sediments span the periodExpand
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The Great Divides: Ardipithecus ramidus Reveals the Postcrania of Our Last Common Ancestors with African Apes
Genomic comparisons have established the chimpanzee and bonobo as our closest living relatives. However, the intricacies of gene regulation and expression caution against the use of these extant apesExpand
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