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Five categories of synapomorphic features distinguishing modern humans from the other living hominoids. We habitually (only) walk bipedally Our dentition and jaw musculature are different from those of non-human great apes in a number of ways. Ours is parabolic dental and they have more u shaped. We also have relatively thick enamel on our molars and reduced canine teeth size therefore we do not
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Unformatted text preview: have the honing complex which is self sharpening. Our molars are relatively large when compared to the rest of our teeth. We have much larger brains in relation to our body size. We develop slowly, with a long juvenile period when compared with other primates We depend on an elaborate, highly variable material to survive....
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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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