Australopithecus Animal Pictures

Australopitchecus
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The Australopithecus has an ape-like face with a flat nose, strong protruding jaw and small canine teeth.

Australopitchecus female at a museum
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Australopithecus fossils were found in a South African lime quarry in the early part of the 20th century. Here, an Australopithecus prehistoric woman is on display at a natural history museum in Barcelona, Spain.

Editorial Use Only. Barcelona, Spain - Dec 27th 2019: Skull of Australopithecus africanus, replica. Catalan Museum of Archaeology, Barcelona, Spain

Australopithecus skull
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This Australopithecus skull replica illustrates the trademark protruding jaw structure.