New Pre-Human Species Offers Evolutionary Clues
Posted: Thursday, April 8, 2010
By Kate Kelland
April 8, 2010
Two partial skeletons unearthed in a South African cave belong to a previously unclassified species of pre-human dating back almost 2 million years and may shed new light on human evolution, scientists said on Thursday.
Fossils of the bones of a young male and an adult female suggest the newly documented species, called Australopithecus sediba, walked upright and shared many physical traits with the earliest known human Homo species.
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