Newly discovered fossil shows small-scale evolutionary changes in an extinct human species

St. Louis MO (SPX) Nov 10, 2020
Males of the extinct human species Paranthropus robustus were thought to be substantially larger than females – much like the size differences seen in modern-day primates such as gorillas, orangutans and baboons. But a new fossil discovery in South Africa instead suggests that P. robustus evolved rapidly during a turbulent period of local climate change about 2 million years ago, resulting in an
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