The first skull of Australopithecus boisei

@article{Suwa1997TheFS,
  title={The first skull of Australopithecus boisei},
  author={Gen Suwa and Berhane Abrha Asfaw and Yonas Beyene and Tim D. White and Shigehiro Katoh and Shinji Nagaoka and Hideo Nakaya and Kazuhiro Uzawa and Paul R. Renne and Giday Woldegabriel},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1997},
  volume={389},
  pages={489-492}
}
Australopithecus boisei was first described from a cranium recovered in 1959 from Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania,. This and subsequent finds, mostly from Kenya's Turkana basin, resulted in its characterization as a specialized Australopithecus species with a hyper-robust masticatory apparatus,,. A distinct A. boisei facial morphology has been emphasized to differentiate robust Australopithecus lineages from East and South Africa. A preference for closed and/or wet habitats has been hypothesized. Here… 
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