MMW 1 10.15.07

MMW 1 10.15.07 - that theres more scavenging-Adaptations to...

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MMW 1 10/15/07 Monday, Week Three I. Hominid Overview -Main Category of hominids: -Very early specimens (before 4 million years ago) -Australopithecines (“gracile”) -Paranthropus (robust australopithecines) -“Non-sapiens” Homo -Not included in Zimmer -Earlier Homo, up to and including H. erectus -Later Homo, the “archaic,” after H. erectus (includes Neanderthals and H. Heidelburgensis -Modern Homo sapiens -Climate change very important in evolution -Carnivores at the time that Homo Habilis came up shot up in numbers, meaning
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Unformatted text preview: that theres more scavenging-Adaptations to bipedalism-Huge pelvis shape change knuckle walker had blade like pelvis II. Major stone tool types Oldowan cobbles and flakes (lower Paleolithic)-Knocks flakes off of cobbles to make cutting tool Acheulean Handaxes (Lower Paleolithic) Levallo III.Modern homo sapiens a) Origin b) What happened to archaics...
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