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Davies, T. J., Daru, B. H., Bezeng, B. S., Charles-Dominique, T., Hempson, G. P., Kabongo, R. M., … Bond, W. J. (2020). Savanna tree evolutionary ages inform the reconstruction of the paleoenvironment of our hominin ancestors. Scientific Reports, 10(1). doi:10.1038/s41598-020-69378-0 https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-69378-0

Ideas on hominin evolution have long invoked the emergence from forests into open habitats as generating selection for traits such as bipedalism and dietary shifts. Though controversial, the savanna hypothesis continues to motivate research into the palaeo-environments of Africa. Reconstruction of t…

Acocks, John Phillip Harison

* April 07, 1911 – May 20, 1979 †

South Africa

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Robert Stephen Adamson
Adamson, Robert Stephen

* March 02, 1885 – November 06, 1965 †

United Kingdom; Union of South Africa; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

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Adam Afzelius
Afzelius, Adam

* October 08, 1750 – January 20, 1837 †

Sweden

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Francisco Freire Allemão
Allemão, Francisco Freire

* July 24, 1797 – November 11, 1874 †

Brazil

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Amshoff, Gerda Jane Hillegonda

* 1913 – 1985 †

Kingdom of the Netherlands

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William Willard Ashe
Ashe, William Willard

* June 04, 1872 – March 18, 1932 †

United States

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Bacigalupo, Nélida María

* June 01, 1924 – March 04, 2019 †

Argentina

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Barker, Winsome Fanny

* September 23, 1907 – December 27, 1994 †

South Africa

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Bayliss, Roy Douglas Abbot

* 1909 – November 27, 1992 †

United Kingdom

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Bidgood, Sally

* April 13, 1948 – March 18, 2018 †

United Kingdom

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Harry Bolus
Bolus, Harry

* April 28, 1834 – May 25, 1911 †

South Africa

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Aimé Bonpland
Bonpland, Aimé

* August 29, 1773 – May 04, 1858 †

France

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Bray, Rebecca Deramus

* May 23, 1939 – January 21, 2018 †

United States

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Brenan, John Patrick Micklethwait

* June 19, 1917 – September 26, 1985 †

United Kingdom; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

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William John Burchell
Burchell, William John

* July 23, 1781 – March 03, 1863 †

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

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Burkart, Arturo

* September 25, 1906 – April 25, 1975 †

Argentina

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Burtt, Brian Laurence

* August 27, 1913 – May 30, 2008 †

United Kingdom; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

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Carter, Annetta Mary

* June 28, 1907 – May 08, 1991 †

United States

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Codd, Leslie Edward Wostall

* September 16, 1908 – March 02, 1999 †

South Africa

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Compton, Robert Harold

* August 06, 1886 – July 11, 1979 †

United Kingdom; South Africa; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

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Conzatti, Cassiano

* August 13, 1862 – March 02, 1951 †

Italy; Kingdom of Italy

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Correll, Donovan Stewart

* April 13, 1908 – March 28, 1983 †

United States

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Craven, Lyndley Alan

* September 01, 1945 – July 11, 2014 †

Australia

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