test3part3 - Aegyptopithecus • Intensely debated •...

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Prosimian Characteristics More primitive, reliance on sense of smell, elongated snout, small, clinging and leaping, sometimes nocturnal, dental comb Lucy Australopithecus afarensis 40% complete skeleton clearly ancestor-bipedal Anthropoid Characteristics New world monkeys, old world monkeys, apes, and humans Binocular vision, larger brains, snout reduction, greater use of hands
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Unformatted text preview: Aegyptopithecus • Intensely debated • Controversy with bipedalism/brain size Missing link • Link that connects humans to apes Taung Child • Australopithecus africanus child skull • Disregarded because it was young Raymond Dart • Discovered the taung child Robert Broom • Obsession with taung child-searched for missing link...
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