test3part3 - Aegyptopithecus Intensely debated Controversy...

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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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