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BAA outline 6 - Powerpoint 8 Outline Timeline for Hominid...

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Powerpoint 8 Outline Timeline for Hominid Fossils o A. anamensis (4.2-3.9 mya) o A. afarensis (3.9-3.0 mya) o A. africanus (3.0-2.3 mya) o A. boisei (2.0 mya) o A. robustus (1.8-1.0 mya) o Homo habilis (2.4-1.6 mya) o Homo erectus (1.8-200,000 ya) o Homo neanderthalensis (300, 000-35, 000 ya) o Homo sapiens (50, 000 –today) Ardipithecus ramidus o Before Australopithecus o 4.4 mya o More apelike than Australopithecus because it’s older o Hominid-like canines and vertebrae o Forward position of foramen magnum (hole in occipital bone of skull) Bipedal locomotion possibly? Australopithecus o First fossils found in S. Africa o 5 species listed above o 1 st site-Taung in 1924 by Raymond Dart Australopithecus anamensis o 4.2-3.9 mya o Oldest evidence for direct bipedalism o More apelike jaw Australopithecus afarensis o Example: Lucy (3.2 million years old partial skeleton) o In Laetoli and Hadar 60-100 individuals found here Lucy was found here Large and pointed canines
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2009 for the course BAA 1219 taught by Professor Glander during the Fall '08 term at Duke.

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