Australopithecus sediba: A New Species of Homo-Like Australopith from South Africa

@article{Berger2010AustralopithecusSA,
  title={Australopithecus sediba: A New Species of Homo-Like Australopith from South Africa},
  author={L. Berger and D. D. de Ruiter and S. Churchill and P. Schmid and K. Carlson and P. H. Dirks and J. M. Kibii},
  journal={Science},
  year={2010},
  volume={328},
  pages={195 - 204}
}
  • L. Berger, D. D. de Ruiter, +4 authors J. M. Kibii
  • Published 2010
  • Biology, Geography, Medicine
  • Science
  • 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 provide detailed information on this transition. Berger et al. (p. 195; see the cover) now describe two partial skeletons, including most of the skull, pelvis, and ankle, of a new species of Australopithecus that are informative. The skeletons were found in a cave in South Africa encased in sediments dated by… CONTINUE READING
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