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Unformatted text preview: -Moved bipedally-Retained adaptations to climb trees-2.5 to 2 mya • Osteodontokeratic culture-Dart -1947based on fossilized animal bones-Culture of bone, tooth, horn – turned bones into tools-Hominids hunted-Bone accumulations result of hominids bringing animals into cave and eating them-Since been disproved- they have been the result of other animals hunting • A. Robustus-1950-Robert Brooms-Swartkrans-Lived 2 – 1 mya-Large zygomatic features-Flat face-Large molar and premolar, small incisors and canines-Sagittal crest-South African variant of A. Boisei • Difference between robust and gracile-Comes down to diet-From neck down they are not different-All bipedal-All retain arboreal characteristic...
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- Spring '08
- Australopithecus africanus, Robert Broom, Raymond Dart, Sterkfontein, lime stone environment