Ardipithecus ramidus and the Paleobiology of Early Hominids

  title={Ardipithecus ramidus and the Paleobiology of Early Hominids},
  author={T. White and B. Asfaw and Y. Beyene and Y. Haile-Selassie and C. Lovejoy and G. Suwa and G. Woldegabriel},
  pages={64 - 86}
  • T. White, B. Asfaw, +4 authors G. Woldegabriel
  • Published 2009
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Science
  • Hominid fossils predating the emergence of Australopithecus have been sparse and fragmentary. [...] Key Result More than 110 specimens recovered from 4.4-million-year-old sediments include a partial skeleton with much of the skull, hands, feet, limbs, and pelvis. This hominid combined arboreal palmigrade clambering and careful climbing with a form of terrestrial bipedality more primitive than that of Australopithecus. Ar.Expand Abstract
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