A fossilised humerus of a lovebird tells little of the Pleistocene habitat of <i>Australopithecus robustus</i>

  • Mike R. Perrin Research Centre for African Parrot Conservation, School of Biological and Conservation Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal


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