Homo erectus - Adam Santucci Homo erectus Through the whole...

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Adam Santucci Homo erectus Through the whole span of time in human evolution, one species showed great advancement in respect to the development of modern day humans. Homo erectus managed to become the first true biped and migrated out of Africa to inhabit other parts of the world. There is also the possibility that erectus used more than one tool industry in its long existence. The first truly amazing fact about Homo erectus is its excursion from Africa into new climates and its ability to survive and adapt in new conditions. Homo erectus has been found in Asia, notably Java, but can also be found elsewhere in the world too (Fagan). Remains have been also been found in Africa and Europe (Fagan). It is believed that Homo erectus was actually the first species to migrate out of Africa and went on to inhabit southwest Asia and the northern parts of Europe (Fagan). After it migrated from the African savannah, its new habitats were tropical in Asia, but temperate in northern Europe (Fagan). With the specimens that have been found so far, it is believed that
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This essay was uploaded on 03/26/2008 for the course PREHIST 113 taught by Professor Charlton during the Spring '08 term at University of Iowa.

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Homo erectus - Adam Santucci Homo erectus Through the whole...

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