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Lab 15Concept Review Questions:1. As a group, the australopiths lived around:
2. The fossil individual nicknamed Lucy was:
3. Name two eastern African australopiths.
4. Name two southern African australopiths.
5. The oldest australopith is:
6. Describe the two primary tool types associated with the Oldowan technology.
7. Based on recent evidence from the eastern African sites of Lomekwi (Kenya), Dikika (Ethiopia), and Gona (Ethiopia), which of these species may be among the first stone tool users?
8. Some researchers argue that the robust australopiths should be classified in a separate genus. What is that genus called?
9. I lived around 2.5 mya in eastern Africa. I had a small cranial capacity (around 410 cc), large molars, large zygomatic arches, and a sagittal crest. What species am I?
10. Describe one feature that decreases in size between the australopiths and early members of the Homo genus.
Lab Exercises:EXERCISE 2: AUSTRALOPITH VARIATIONWork in a small group or alone to complete this exercise. Refer to the casts provided by your instructor (or the photos in the Lab 15 Exercise Image Library on p. 449) to answer the followingquestions.1. Which of these mystery australopiths is a later, more robust form?
2. Describe at least two facial or cranial traits you used to make this determination. (Your instructor may request that you provide more traits.) Be sure to describe how each trait appears in the two fossils.

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