genus Australopithecus


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Related to genus Australopithecus: Gracile Australopithecines
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Lucy, whose partial skeleton was discovered 20 years earlier just 45 miles away, thrived a million years after Ardi and was of the more human-like genus Australopithecus.
The discovery of the Taung child's skull in South Africa in 1925 led to the classification of small-brain protohumans in the genus Australopithecus and set in motion this century's explorations of human origins in Africa.
Before that there were various species of the genus Australopithecus (see 4,000,000 B.
The story of human evolution moved from early humans, belonging to the genus Australopithecus, to the genus Homo, which includes us modern humans.
Goodman's controversial theory also folds other ancient apelike ancestors into the Homo lineage, including the 3-million- to 4-million-year-old genus Australopithecus.