Life-History Inference in the Early Hominins Australopithecus and Paranthropus

  title={Life-History Inference in the Early Hominins Australopithecus and Paranthropus},
  author={Jay Kelley and Gary T. Schwartz},
  journal={International Journal of Primatology},
The life histories of early hominins are commonly characterized as being like those of great apes. However, the life histories of the extant great apes differ considerably from one another. Moreover, the extent to which their life histories correlate with the two aspects of morphology used to infer the life histories of fossil species, brain size and dental development, has remained subject to debate. Increased knowledge of great ape life histories and, more recently, dental development —in… 
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