Sterkfontein ape-man

Sterk·fon·tein ape-man | \ˈsterkfənˌtān-\

Definition of Sterkfontein ape-man 

: an extinct southern African anthropoid (Australopithecus transvaalensis or Plesianthropus transvaalensis) known from numerous parts of skulls, teeth, and other skeletal fragments recovered from cave bone breccia

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History and Etymology for Sterkfontein ape-man

from Sterkfontein, farm near Johannesburg, South Africa, where the specimens were found

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