Ardipithecus ramidus and the Paleobiology of Early Hominids

@article{White2009ArdipithecusRA,
  title={Ardipithecus ramidus and the Paleobiology of Early Hominids},
  author={Tim D. White and Berhane Abrha Asfaw and Yonas Beyene and Yohannes Haile-Selassie and C. Owen Lovejoy and Gen Suwa and Giday Woldegabriel},
  journal={Science},
  year={2009},
  volume={326},
  pages={64 - 86}
}
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