3.24.08 - Anthro.

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Unformatted text preview: Anthro. 3.24.08------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- where does fork occur in evolution between apes/monkeys and humans....about 6 MYA (mill. years ago) *Hominid Taxonomy - graph/map shown in class.------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ cradle of human kind is Africa! Australopithecine sites/main fossil bearing countries: Chad, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, South Africa Big gap between where apes/monkeys and humans diverge... *Lothagam mandibles shown in class jaws of ape-like creature, supposedly a bi-pedal animal. There are human fossils beginning around 6MYA, but just before 6 MYA there is an ancestor (L.C.A. lost common ancestor) Afar triangle of Africa: close to Mid-East, and areas of biblical stories. also close to areas where fossils of apes/monkeys are found------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Ardipithecus ramidus and A. kadabba Lived between: 5.8 - 4.4. MYA Located: Aramis, Ethiopia Found by: Tim White Bipedal?...
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