Tobias, Philip Valentine
Dear Boyjaw, leading to a long association with the Leakeys during which he reconstructed fossil skulls and measured brain size, and identified and described a new human species, Homo habilis. In 1966 he began excavations at South Africa's Sterkfontein caves, where he and his team found and analyzed hundreds of hominin fossils and tools; many contemporaneous animal fossils also were found. Tobias was also an active opponent of apartheid .
See J. Dugard and G. Strkalj, ed., Tobias in Conversation (2009) and his autobiography (2005).
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