Comment on “Human-like hand use in Australopithecus africanus”


Skinner and colleagues (Research Article, 23 January 2015, p. 395), based on metacarpal trabecular bone structure, argue that Australopithecus africanus employed human-like dexterity for stone tool making and use 3 million years ago. However, their evolutionary and biological assumptions are misinformed, failing to refute the previously existing hypothesis… (More)


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@inproceedings{Almcija2015CommentO, title={Comment on “Human-like hand use in Australopithecus africanus”}, author={Sergio Alm{\'e}cija and Ian J. C. Wallace and Stefan Judex and David M. Alba and Salvador Moy{\`a}-Sol{\`a}}, year={2015} }