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The Upper Milk Molars of the Ape-man, Plesianthropus

Nature volume 159, page 602 (03 May 1947) | Download Citation



A FEW days ago I discovered at Sterkfontein remains of two new skulls of Plesianthropus transvaalensis. The specimens were found within a few feet of the spot where the type was discovered. One of the specimens is the crushed snout of apparently a young male with some beautiful teeth. The other is a fragment of the snout of a young child of about three years. This latter specimen has the milk molars shown in almost perfect condition.

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  1. Transvaal Museum, Pretoria. April 12.

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