Shannon P McPherron
Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
- Evidence for stone-tool-assisted consumption of animal tissues before 3.39 million years ago at Dikika, EthiopiaShannon P McPherron
Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, DeutscherPlatz 6, Leipzig 04103, Germany
Nature 466:857-60. 2010..Our discovery extends by approximately 800,000 years the antiquity of stone tools and of stone-tool-assisted consumption of ungulates by hominins; furthermore, this behaviour can now be attributed to Australopithecus afarensis...