Science Daily: Anthropology News
A human ancestor characterized by "robust" jaw and skull bones was a muscular creature and more adaptive to its environment than previously thought, scientists have discovered. Researchers found a partial skeleton dated to 1.34 million years (Paranthropus boisei) in north Tanzania. The bones suggest the creature was more ruggedly built than previously thought.
Early tree-dwelling bipedal human ancestor was similar to ancient apes and 'Lucy' but not living apes
An analysis of the femur of one of the oldest human ancestors reveals the six-million-year-old “Millenium Man” was bipedal but lived in the trees. The research could provide additional insight to the origins of human bipedalism.