Contact: Diana Yates
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Caption: Carbon isotope analyses conducted by University of Illinois anthropology professor Stanley Ambrose indicated that Ardipithecus ramidus was a woodland creature whose diet resembled those of modern baboons and chimpanzees.
Credit: Photo by L. Brian Stauffer, U. of I. News Bureau
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