APY107 - Early Hominid Ecology

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Unformatted text preview: Early Hominid Ecology: Origins of Culture Plio-Pleistocene Hominids and the Origins Of Culture 2.5-2.0 MYA There are at least 2 general types of hominids co-existing at this time- robust paranthropines and early Homo. Australopithecus garhi 2.5 mya Ethiopia Mix of Australopithecine and later hominid anatomical traits but found in association with butchered animal bones maker of Gona tools? Paranthropus robustus / boisei 2.5-1.0 mya robustus - South Africa boisei - East Africa Boisei found at Olduvai Gorge by Mary Leakey (Called Zinjanthropus ) Hyper-derived features: enormous molars premolars molarized enormous mandible areas for attachment of chewing muscles large adaptation for heavy chewing, possibly hard objects like nuts and seeds Brain size 510-530 cc Strontium/calcium ratio suggests mix of carnivorous and herbivorous feeding The Black Skull East Africa 2.5-2.3 MYA Another species Of robust paranthropines which may be ancestral to the robust groups. P. aethiopicus Homo Habilis (Handy Man) Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania (OH 7) 2.4-1.6 Mya Discovered by Louis and Mary Leakey in 1960...
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