Australopithecus - ◦ Laetoli footprints-Larger size more...

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Australopithecus afarensis- 3.6-3.0 mya a.k.a. “Lucy” Geographic Location-East Africa Derived and ancestral traits-Hands well suited for grasping tree branches. Considerable variation in body size. 5Feet tall around 100lbs. Sexual Dimorphism- Larger were Males.
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Unformatted text preview: ◦ Laetoli footprints-Larger size more commonly in this area. ◦ 2 possible explanations for variation of Hadar population...
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This note was uploaded on 09/01/2011 for the course ANTHROPOLO 101 taught by Professor Patil during the Spring '08 term at Ill. Chicago.

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