Palaeoanthropology: In search of the australopithecines

Palaeoanthropology: In search of the australopithecines

Nature 474, 7349 (2011). doi:10.1038/474043a

Authors: Margaret J. Schoeninger

Evidence from strontium isotope ratios preserved in fossil teeth provides a glimpse into the group dynamics and ranging habits of the australopithecines that can be compared with the patterns for modern primates. See Letter p.76