Human evolution. Response to Comment on "Human-like hand use in Australopithecus africanus".


Almécija and colleagues claim that we apply a simplified understanding of bone functional adaptation and that our results of human-like hand use in Australopithecus africanus are not novel. We argue that our results speak to actual behavior, rather than potential behaviors, and our functional interpretation is well supported by our methodological approach… (More)
DOI: 10.1126/science.aaa8931

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