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But paleoanthropologist Richard Potts of the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., says he would be "very cautious" about linking decorations to the gene study species.
Professor Francesco Mallegni is a paleoanthropologist also involved in the project.
"It's as if evolution is caught in one vital moment, a stop-action snapshot of evolution in action," said paleoanthropologist Richard Potts, director of the Smithsonian Institution's Human Origins Program, who wasn't involved in the discoveries.
"They are using everything," said curator and paleoanthropologist Rick Potts, buffeted by visitors on the exhibit's second day.
"It is hard for me to actually find a lot of characteristics that are not chimpanzeelike," says David Begun, a paleoanthropologist at the University of Toronto and editor of the Journal of Human Evolution, who notes that while Ardi's teeth are different from chimpanzees, he doesn't see signs that she was adapted to walking on two feet.
"By showing that at 4.4 million years there is a hominin ancestor that is less dimorphic than Australopithecus is, I think, very exciting because that is not what you would have predicted," says Zeresenay Alemseged, a paleoanthropologist at the California Academy of Sciences.
"It really doesn't differ from apes, and that's the surprising thing," says University of California, Berkeley, paleoanthropologist Tim White.
"I think he [Dr. Berger] is on to a gold mine," said paleoanthropologist Ian Tattersall, curator at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, who wasn't involved in the find.
"This [newest find] is a thing that has a unique relationship to us," said paleoanthropologist William Kimbel at Arizona State University's Institute of Human Origins.
Matthew Berger first noticed the fossils in March 2008 during a field trip to the unexplored Malapa caves with his father, paleoanthropologist Lee Berger of the University of the Witwatersrand, who then led 60 scientists in analyzing and identifying the new species.
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