L8HumanOriginsPt2BB - A aethiopicus AUSTRALOPITHECINES •...

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ANTH 100 September 20, 2010 HUMAN ORIGINS, PART 2 hominid foramen magnum Sahelanthropus tchadensis (Toumaï) gracile australopithecines Australopithecus anamensis A. afarensis (Lucy and Selam) A. africanus (Taung child) robust australopithecines A. aethiopicus A. robustus A. boisei endocast cranial capacity post-orbital constriction molecular clock
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ANNOUNCEMENTS Paper topic proposals due in discussion sections next week. Paper info on Blackboard in the “Research Paper” folder under Assignments. Film “Becoming Human: First Steps” today and Wednesday. Study guide on Blackboard under Course Documents.
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TAXONOMIES Apes + Humans + Extinct human ancestors Humans + Extinct human ancestors
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BIPEDAL ADAPTATIONS 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
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Chimp Australopithecine Human Pelvis Foot
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BIPEDAL ADAPTATIONS Skull, foramen magnum
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Sahelanthropus tchadensis 7 MYA Toumaï
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MODEL OF HUMAN EVOLUTION
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