Biology
caroloneill22
2021-04-08 14:59:57
An anthropologist finds a fossil that is 4 million years old. Its pelvis suggests it walked upright. Which species could the specimen belong to? Australopithecus africanus Australopithecus afarensis Homo habilis Homo erectus
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cunninghamgrace
2021-04-08 21:36:04

Australopithecus afarensis is hominin discovered in the Afar region in Ethiopia. He lived between 4 and 3 million years ago. The most famous fossil is named Lucy. Australopithecus africanus was dated as living between 3.3 and 2 million years ago. Homo habilis is much younger: 2.1 - 1.5 million years ago. Homo erectus is the youngest ( from 1.9 million - 70,000 years ago ). Answer: The specimen could belong to B ) Australopithecus afarensis.

stevie12345
2021-04-08 21:37:19

australopithecus afarensis

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