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StS 5 (Sterkfontein Site 5) Locality: Sterkfontein, Blauwbank Valley, Gauteng, South Africa Found: 18th of April 1947 By: Robert Broom (Scottish Palaontologist) and John Robinson (Palaeoanthropologist) Description: Cranium with well worn teeth Age: c. 2,000,000 years of age Sex: Female? References: 1947 - Broom & Robinson - Further Remains of the Sterkfontein Ape-Man, Plesianthropus 1954 - Robinson - The genera and species of the australopithecinae 2013 - Villmoare et al - Continuous dental eruption identifies Sts 5 as the developmentally oldest fossil hominin and informs the taxonomy of Australopithecus africanus 2011 - Wood - Encyclopedia of Human Evolution


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