Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Taung Child - Virtual Skull

A partial skull and brain endocast of an Australopithecus africanus child. Photo from Australian Museum.

Through the Australian Museum, you can now access the virtual skull of Taung Child, an Australopithecus africanus. This interactive replica includes the partial skull and brain endocast found in Taung, South Africa in 1924. Raymond Dart published this discovery in 1925.

Click here to look at the interactive Taung Child.

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