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More skeletal data?

Posted by Jordan on 17 Mar 2008 at 11:34 GMT

How many skeletal remains were actually discovered and which bones, specifically?
Is there an estimate of the limb ratio?
Were any phalanges discovered and, if so, are they curved?
Are the incisors shovel-shaped?
As for the skull shown, why not a full rotational view?
My students are asking pertinent questions and I have nothing to offer them from this article.

RE: More skeletal data?

jhawks replied to Jordan on 17 Mar 2008 at 12:55 GMT

Hi, Jordan --

You'll find a complete listing of the skeletal elements in the supplementary information of the paper. The crania are as yet embedded in stone and have yet to be prepared; that is the reason for the lack of a full analysis.

-John Hawks