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The more familiar large species were until recently widespread throughout Africa
south of the Sahara and in the Nile Valley; the pygmy hippopotamus has a
restricted distribution in West Africa. The camel group (Camelidae) was formerly ...
krans in South Africa, and in East Africa good evidence indicates that the robust
form and H. erectus simultaneously occupied the same region. In East Africa,
there is evidence of simultaneous presence of the robust and the gracile ...
transitional stages between ape and man, support the theory that Africa is the
continent of man's origin. At the present time Africa is enduring a dry period,
which is diminishing severely the lowland tropical forests and its animals,
especially in ...
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