All posts tagged with sexual dimorphism

Anthropology 105, lecture 13: Milk

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Technical issues caused me to miss lecture 12, which was about metaphyses and the growth of the skeleton, as cues for life history evolution.

Sex and the mandibles of early hominins

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Determining sex from human mandibles (as you will do in another part of this lab) depends on a series of characteristics that tend to differ between male and...

Sexual dimorphism of the pelvis

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The pelvis is the most accurate indicator of sex in the human skeleton. Its central role in the birth process means that the pelvis has several shape differe...

Meet Gorilla gorilla

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The gorilla is the world’s largest living primate. Gorillas are presently distributed broadly across West and Central Africa, in forested areas where human a...