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Unformatted text preview: -Canines: canines smaller and diamond shaped, compared to chimpanzees huge canines How many hominid species have there been? Miocene 1 to 3 Pliocene ardipithecus: 2-4; Australopithecus 2-6; paranthropus: 1-3; homo: 4-13 (25-30 species; if a minimalist, 12) What are the major features in hominid evolution?-Body size: gradually became larger-Skull size: gradually became larger-Hip bone: hole becomes larger to accommodate pushing out a big-headed baby-Artificially modified tools (?): australopitihecus 2.5 Ma...
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2011 for the course GEL 3 taught by Professor Motani,r during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.
- Spring '08