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The Illustrations of the Australopithecinæ

Nature volume 158, page 714 (16 November 1946) | Download Citation



I MUCH regret that, by my assumption that the cast of the talus which Dr. Broom so generously distributed was accurate, I was led to question the accuracy of certain of his illustrations of the Australopithecine material in his recent monograph. Dr. Broom's reference to the slight shrinkage of some of the latex casts (which were produced under exceptionally difficult war-time conditions) explains clearly how this misunderstanding arose.

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