australopithecus

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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 australopithecine
chimpanzees; more closely related to Australopithecus than to other pongids genus Pan , Pan
former classification for Australopithecus robustus genus Paranthropus , Paranthropus
former name for the genus Australopithecus genus Plesianthropus , Plesianthropus
genus to which Australopithecus boisei was formerly assigned genus Zinjanthropus , Zinjanthropus
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