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anthropology notes wed June 30th - June 30th Austrolopiths...

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June 30 th Austrolopiths Aramis, Egypt Artipithecus Ramidis = o named in 1994 o long powerful arms and small molars with thin enamel-chimp like, less like austrolopiths o but, foramen magnum is shifted forward and has reduced canines “Ardi” o Adult female skeleton o Small ECV o Prognathis like a chimp o Foot has divergent toe- arboreal climbing adaption’s o Shorter/broader laterally facing Ilium. Ardipithicus o Derived traits Canine reduction Forward foramen Short/lateral ilium o Primitive traits= divergent hallux (toe); climbing adaptations; small brain size o Austrolopithicus Anemensis o 47-55kg o Large/ broad molars o Thick enamel o Intermediate canines
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o Chimp like jaw o Long arm for powerful flexion for suspensory and arboreal o Tibia shows bipedalism 3.0-3.5 mill years ago Hadar Ethiopia o Austrolopith afarensis o Lucy o Partial skeleton from hadar o Laterally facing ilium Laetoli o Track way of preserved human like footprints at 3.5 mill yrs ago
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2010 for the course ANT 81350 taught by Professor Carrieveilleux during the Summer '10 term at University of Texas.

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