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Unformatted text preview: Pliocene Pleistocene Hominid Species (Be familiar with their associated dates, basic distinguishing features, geographic locations, and the researchers who found the fossils. Sahelanthropus tchadensis Orrorin tugenensis Ardipithecus ramidus/ kadabba Australopithecus anamensis Australopithecus afarensis Kenyanthropus platyops Australopithecus garhi Australopithecus africanus Australopithecus (Paranthropus) robustus Australopithecus (Paranthropus) boisei Australopithecus (Paranthropus) aethiopicus Homo habilis/rudolfensis Homo erectus Other Topics in Evolution The evolution of bipedalism Anatomical differences between apes and humans (e.g. pelvis, knee joints, feet, hands, spine, cranial anatomy) Anatomical changes associated with bipedalism How New World Monkeys got to the New World Taphonomy Relative Dating Techniques Absolute Dating Techniques...
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2009 for the course ANTH 200Lg taught by Professor Yamashita during the Spring '07 term at USC.
- Spring '07