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Australopithecus Afarensis

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Human Evolution
The first hominids evolved some 3 or 4 million years ago, and so we have only limited means of determining how they evolved. Although human evolution is an important phase of the history of religion, the evolution of humans in itself is more a matter of...
Saga of Times Past >> Archaeology
There are fragments of the 'Atlantis' legend in almost every culture around the world. This suggests, but does not prove, that the legend is based on a very ancient truth that was known by the forebears of each of these cultures. Our main source of...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory

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Wie starb Lucy? Rätsel um Australopithecus afarensis
Lucy ist das vermutlich 3,2 Millionen Jahre alte Fossil eines Menschenaffen der Art Australopithecus afarensis. Australopithecus afarensis bedeutet „südlicher Affe aus Afar“. Das Teilskelett wurde am 24.
Why are humans unique? It's the small things that count
Of course, I don't mean those books we all gawked at as tweens desperate to understand our transforming pubescent bodies. I mean, 'How did we get here, as a species?' 'How did we come to be so different to all other life?
What's the Big Deal About Lucy, Today's Google Doodle?
Just last May, Haile-Selassie, a curator at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, named a new species called Australopithecus deyiremeda that is notable because, at 3.3 million to 3.
Chew On This: Slicing Meat Helped Shape Modern Humans
But the jaw and teeth of H. erectus were much like ours today — significantly smaller and less powerful than those of Australopithecus afarensis, or other hominins of earlier epochs.
Human Teeth Likely Shrank Due to Tool Use
"We found Homo habilis tooth proportions followed the australopith rule and not the Homo rule, which supports the argument that Homo habilisshould be reclassified to something like Australopithecus habilis." This new work builds on previous experiments ...

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