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Unformatted text preview: 17:33 Foot prints site: Ilert, East Turkana--- first homonids foot prints found in 2006 www.npr.org/templates/story.php?storyId=101191786 Early Hominins • Late Miocene to early Pliocene • (5.8 to 4.4 MYA) : hominins o Ardipthecus Bipedalism and size of canine teeth Toes are cuped Ankles show bipedal locomotion’ o Australopithecus Short arms and legs o Kenyanthropus Flat face Black faced Kenyan man o Paranthropus 3 species s. Africa Kenya Ethipoia Sagital crest Huge muscles Zygomatic arches • Pliocene o 5-1.28 MYA What do we know about them fully bipedal some adapations to trees sexually dimorphic differences between males and females varied in size with most complete skelton “Lucy” being fairly small probably lived in multi-male and multi female groups huge teeth ate primarily vegetation with limited consumption of meat brain capacity 400-450 cubic cm small brains prob simple or bone tools Emergence of the genus • Homo o Early Homo Homo rudolfensis 2.5-1.8 MYA...
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2009 for the course ANTH 1102 taught by Professor Gonzalez during the Spring '08 term at UGA.
- Spring '08