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Australopithecine! The "Were-Apes" of Africa and the Evolution of Hominids
  Print Print this event   Add to calendarhttp://20-08-2012 10:00:0018-12-2012 22:00:0015Australopithecine! The "Were-Apes" of Africa and the Evolution of HominidsAustralopithecine! The "Were-Apes" of Africa and the Evolution of HominidsCabell Library - First FloorMcDaniel, Shirley R.srmcdani@vcu.eduDD/MM/YYYY
 
Date and Time   August 20, 2012 - December 18, 2012
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

 
Location   Cabell Library - First Floor,   Monroe Park Campus
 
Sponsor(s)   Humanities & Sciences: World Studies/Anthropology
VCU Libraries
Friends of the Library

 
Audience   All
 
Description   Exhibit Opening: Australopithecines. They were part-ape and part-human and they lived only in Africa. Australopithecus sediba, a sensational new fossil find from South Africa, the subject of this exhibit, was amongst the last of them. The species appears to have died out around two million years ago, but its anatomy approximates that of the earliest humans, the genus Homo. Anthropologists hypothesize that as sediba died, so Homo was born. Fossil casts on loan from the Embassy of the Republic of South Africa, Washington, D.C. Exhibit ends on December 18, 2012.
 
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  McDaniel, Shirley R.
8048270867
srmcdani@vcu.edu

 
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  Noel Boez
827-3638
ntboaz@vcu.edu
 

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