Palaeoanthropology: Malapa and the genus Homo

Journal name:
Nature
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478,
Pages:
44–45
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DOI:
doi:10.1038/478044a
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Two remarkably well-preserved skeletons of the hominin species Australopithecus sediba, found at Malapa, South Africa, show an intriguing combination of features, and open up a debate about the origins of the genus Homo

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  1. Fred Spoor is in the Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, 04103 Leipzig, Germany, and at University College London, UK.

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