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University of Minnesota- Twin Cities
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Anth 1001 - Human Evolution
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LAB 9 AUSTRALOPITH DIET Today s Goals Learn about the cranial differences between the robust Paranthropus and the gracile Australopithecus Remember the postcranial adaptations for both australopiths are the same Investigate the dietary adaptations of humans chimpanzees gorillas Australopithecus and Paranthropus Reconstruct the diets of Australopithecus and Paranthropus using the living primates as analogs What do chimpanzees eat What do gorillas eat What do humans eat How to measure teeth Compare the size of the anterior dentition to the posterior dentition Are the incisors larger or smaller than the molars Mesiodistal Length of I1 Buccolingual Breadth of M2 How to measure teeth Palate Breadth Relative Measurements Relative Enamel Thickness Ape Dietary Adaptations CHEWING LESS MORE Large muscle attachments LEAVES Single or double cusped premolars Tall pointy cusps Thinner enamel than frugivores Small muscle attachments HARD Orthognathic face Molariform premolars Rounded cusps Very thick enamel FRUITS Prognathic face Procumbent incisors Rounded and short cusps Thicker enamel than folivores COOKED Orthognathic face Small cheek teeth



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