Science: Bite & Hop

Another of man's big (and probably dumb) relatives turned up last week. Dr. Robert Broom, 83, paleontologist of the Transvaal Museum, cabled to the University of California that he had found the gigantic teeth and massive lower jaw of an apeman far bigger than a modern gorilla. Dug out of a limestone cave at Swartkrans, near Johannesburg, the teeth and jaw are definitely human, rather than apelike. Their original owner (who will now be called "Swartkrans Man") must have looked something like the huge primates, Meganthropus and Gigantopithecus, whose teeth were found in...

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