The remains of a species with both human and ape characteristics have been thoroughly analyzed through the publication of six scientific papers. The remains were found in South Africa. Per the article:

 

The species, Australopithecus sediba, is a striking example of human evolution, conclude six papers published in the journal Science. Taken together, the papers describe how Au. sediba looked, walked, chewed and moved.

 

http://news.discovery.com/human/evolution/half-human-half-ape-ances... 

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Thank you for your posts, John.  I always enjoy reading them.  This place is a great font of knowledge :)

Thanks back Paula! Nice to know that a librarian likes them.

Thanks so much John for the article.

No Problem Lex!

John,

Your posts are always interesting but I am particularly happy when discoveries that strengthen evolution are reported. I am proud that I am an end-product of this process of evolution.

Thank you Madhukar.

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