Image: Australopithecus africanus skull front view

Australopithecus africanus skull front view

Cast of partial skull Sts 71, a 2.5 million-year-old fossil discovered in1947 by Robert Broom and John Robinson in Sterkfontein, South Africa. The robust features of this skull indicate it was an adult male.

Photographer:
Carl Bento
Rights:
© Australian Museum

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