Australopithecus Africanus, meaning the "Southern African ape ". 达特给化石命名为非洲南猿，意即“南非类人猿”。
He unsuccessfully opposed Scipio Africanus' invasion of Africa in 205. 西元前205年他反对大西庇阿入侵非洲，但没有成功。
Using a CT scanner, his team measured jaw bones and teeth from Australopithecus africanus,a species that flourished in southern Africa between 3.3 and 2.5 million years ago. 他的团队采用CT扫描仪，测量3.
Strait thinks that A. africanus ate a wide variety of foods but could rely on nuts in dry seasons when the ripe fruit and other plants and animals it preferred were scarce. 斯特雷特认为，虽然南方古猿非洲种吃多种多样相差很大的食物，但在成熟的水果和它所偏好的其它动植物短缺的旱季就可能依赖坚果。