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Unformatted text preview: • Rate in which different elements evolve at a different time Adaptive Radiation • Rapid increase and spread of an evolving group of organisms that spread into and adapt to new niches Lithic • Stone tool Olduvai Gorge • Site in Tanzania in which the first stone tools appear from 2.3mya Olduwan Tool Industry • Characteristiced by core tools • Creation of bifacial choopers • Associated with homo habilis Acheulean Tool Industry • Associated with homo erectus Australopithecines • Eastern Africa homininds now extinct • anamensis, afarensis, africanus Habitual Bipedalism • Continued walking on two feet Obligate Bipedalism • No other option than bipedalism...
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- Fall '10
- Biological Anthropology, africanus Habitual Bipedalism, Bifacial Hand Axe, feet Obligate Bipedalism, Olduwan Tool Industry, Acheulean Tool Industry