The diet of Australopithecus sediba

@article{Henry2012TheDO,
  title={The diet of Australopithecus sediba},
  author={Amanda G. Henry and Peter S. Ungar and Benjamin H. Passey and Matt Sponheimer and Lloyd Rossouw and Marion K. Bamford and Paul A. Sandberg and Darryl J. de Ruiter and Lee R. Berger},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2012},
  volume={487},
  pages={90-93}
}
Specimens of Australopithecus sediba from the site of Malapa, South Africa (dating from approximately 2 million years (Myr) ago) present a mix of primitive and derived traits that align the taxon with other Australopithecus species and with early Homo. Although much of the available cranial and postcranial material of Au. sediba has been described, its feeding ecology has not been investigated. Here we present results from the first extraction of plant phytoliths from dental calculus of an… 
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