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Phillip Vallentine Tobias
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Deceased 07-06-2012 (86 years old)
Phillip Tobias is Professor Emeritus of the Witwatersrand School of Anatomical Science in Johannesburg. He represented South Africa at numerous international Scientific Congresses and Symposia. He was elected as African Representative on the Council of International Association of Human Biologists from 1977-1985. He is best known for his discovery in 1994 of Little Foot, a three million year old hominid. Tobias also played a key role in negotiating the return of the remains of Sarah Baartman with French authorities in 2002.
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Three time nominated for his research done on the links between primates and humans.
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