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  • The Discovery Of Ardipithecus Ramidus

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    The discovery of “Ardi” in the Afar desert of Northeastern Ethiopia provides an excellence source to investigate the lifestyle of Ardipithecus ramidus. During the discovery of colloquially known as “Ardi” another 110 fossils were found belonging to Ardipithecus ramidus a 4.4 million year old species further exploring the lifestyle of this species (White et al., 2009a). The lifestyle features of the Ardipithecus ramidus are its locomotion, environment it likely lived in and it’s diet. The locomotion

  • “Lucy and Ardi: Beginning of Human Origins”

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    LePree “Lucy and Ardi: Beginning of Human Origins” Many people often consider our first milestone in life to be our first step. It is the beginning of many important developments as an individual. It was also the beginning of our development as a species. Dr. Donald Johanson and Dr. Tim White discovered two of the most amazing specimens that would be the stepping-stones to the beginning of evolutionary development. Australopithecus Afarensis (Lucy) and Ardipithecus Ramidus (Ardi) were the first

  • Ardipithecus In Ethiopia

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    ancestors of mankind are neither "Propliopithecus" nor "dryopithecus", but a complete bones called "Ardi" found in the Avasi River region of Ethiopia, which is the Ardipithecus ramidus, also known as "Ardipithecus". In 2009, "Science" magazine published an article, said the success of Ethiopia found the fragmentary primitive fossils spell a female primitive bone. Scientists say that the ape, named "Ardi", lived about four hundred and forty years ago and had been one million years earlier than the other

  • Essay On Edwards-Trinity Aquifer

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    square miles as shown in figure 1 (Barker and Ardis 1996, 2). The aquifer encompasses 36 counties including major counties such as Crockett, Edwards and Val Verde as shown in figure 2 (Hopkins 1995, 2). The population is relatively sparse, with most of the population located in small cities Anaya 2001, 100). It is divided into four subareas based on the topography of each area, Edwards plateau, Trans-Pecos, Hill Country and Balcones fault zone (Barker and Ardis 1996, 5). Edwards plateau has two types

  • The Importance Of Human Evolution

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    however we are still different species (1). The question that still needs to be answered is who is the common ancestor of Human and Chimps. Recently human ancestry has become clear through the discovery of Ardipithecus ramidus, commonly referred to as Ardi. A group of scientists

  • Mr. Koterba Leadership Essay

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    Of course all leaders also have areas for improvement, or developmental areas. After all of the positive aspects of Mr. Koterba’s leadership already mentioned above, it seems strange to suggest that the same man so involved and personal invested in his job would have the biggest developmental need of being more hands on as a coach. Maybe saying Mr. Koterba was hands off is not the right term, perhaps using a term from the book, laissez-faire, would be more appropriate. As I mentioned Mr. Koterba

  • Ardipithecus Ramidus

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    In this article “A New Kind of Ancestor: Ardipithecus Unveiled”, Ann Gibbon explains the discovery of an international Scientific’s team. This finding is the oldest known human ancestor skeleton and it has 4.4 million years. The Ardipithecus ramidus is the most complete earliest hominin found until now because it has the pelvis, hands, feets and most of the skull and teeth, it is bipedal and its features show a new early hominin, but is still being similar to other species. Scientifics have been

  • Australopithecus Cordi Human Evolution

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    This discovery was Ardipithecus ramidus, whose nickname is “Ardi”. Ardi seemed to fill the “gap” between apes and humans. Ardi had a mix of primitive traits and others that hominids share. Her pelvis supported bipedal locomotion, but feet had a divergent hallux, which relates to climbing trees and holding onto branches (Smiley, Unit 7). Ardi engaged in both bipedalism and arboreal activity, therefore, living in the forests. Ardi’s brain was still

  • School Cafeterias and School Vending Machines Essay

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    Ardis, 2011 In terms, Unhealthy cafeteria food is a problem for countless reasons. Eating unhealthy foods at school at an early age can lead to bad eating habits for the rest of their lives. This leads to obesity in children, and continuing to adults. Researchers

  • Anatomy Evolution Worksheet Essay

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    The pelvis and spine tell you whether on organism walked upright or on all fours. Proceed to Slide 13. Click on the video of Dr. White to listen to his description of the discovery of Ardipithecus ramidus, or Ardi, and then answer the following questions. 9. Once the finger bones of Ardi were