What is Australopithecus?


What is Australopithecus?

Prehistoric Humans

Human beings, at least Homo sapiens, have only been around on this planet of ours for about 200,000 years. Before this time, there were many human-like organisms.

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Australopithecus is a genus of prehistoric humans who were one of the first to walk on their feet. They were thought to be around 4 million years ago....

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Understanding the Field of Anthropology

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