A Female Homo erectus Pelvis from Gona, Ethiopia

  title={A Female Homo erectus Pelvis from Gona, Ethiopia},
  author={Scott W. Simpson and Jay Quade and Naomi E. Levin and Robert F. Butler and Guillaume Dupont‐Nivet and Melanie Amber Everett and Sileshi Semaw},
  pages={1089 - 1092}
Analyses of the KNM-WT 15000 Homo erectus juvenile male partial skeleton from Kenya concluded that this species had a tall thin body shape due to specialized locomotor and climatic adaptations. Moreover, it was concluded that H. erectus pelves were obstetrically restricted to birthing a small-brained altricial neonate. Here we describe a nearly complete early Pleistocene adult female H. erectus pelvis from the Busidima Formation of Gona, Afar, Ethiopia. This obstetrically capacious pelvis… 
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