9.8Lec - Lecture o Homoneanderthal Paleospeciels was the...

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Lecture  o Homoneanderthal Paleospeciels was the first to be recognized as a human species  (not the same as homosapiens) Became extinct roughly 25 thousand years ago Theorized because of competition with homosapiens Large brain, almost modern human At the time of their extinction found only in Southern Europe o Darwin’s “Missing Link” 8 million years ago we shared a common link with gorillas,  chimpanzees  o Australopithecines Almost impossible for it to walk on 4 legs Just like the chimpanzee line Brains of early humans were very small Roughly equivalent to chimp’s size o “Homo” Larger brains Homohabilis  First large brain entitity 2 million years ago o Animal cannibals “Brotherhoods” Males with common male bonds Not actually related Agnates Cannot predict if you meet a female in one of these 
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2008 for the course ANTH 263 taught by Professor Boehm during the Fall '08 term at USC.

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