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Malapa and the genus Homo

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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Figure 1: Temporal distribution of selected hominin species.


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Spoor, F. Malapa and the genus Homo. Nature 478, 44–45 (2011).

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