Australopithecus afarensis

Definitions of Australopithecus afarensis
  1. noun
    fossils found in Ethiopia; from 3.5 to 4 million years ago
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    incomplete skeleton of female found in eastern Ethiopia in 1974
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    any of several extinct humanlike bipedal primates with relatively small brains of the genus Australopithecus; from 1 to 4 million years ago
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