Australopithecus africanus skull. Artwork of the skull of the Australopithecus africanus hominin fossil catalogued as STS 505. The designation STS refers to fossils found at Sterkfontein, South Africa. STS 505 was discovered in 1989, and dates from around 2.8 to 2.6 million years ago. A. africanus is one of several extinct species that form an early part of the human evolutionary tree.
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