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Courtney Peterson BAA 180S – Ape/Human Transition Eric Delson, Karen L. Baab, "Fossil humans", in AccessScience@McGraw-Hill, http://www.accessscience.com, DOI 10.1036/1097-8542.270300 Homo Blitz This week’s article introduced the various known species of the genus Homo . In scientific texts, it is generally accepted that “humans” loosely defines all primates related to living human beings all the way back to the initial divergence between this line and African apes. Included under this umbrella definition in addition to Homo are Australopithecus , Ardipithecus , and Paranthropus. Early Homo is shrouded in contention, but conventional belief is that Homo habilis arose as a species as a result of comparisons to the australopithecins. Fossils of Homo habilis are also regarded by some to be of two separate speices: H. habilis and H. rudolfensis . It isn’t possible to tell which species made tools, but it is known that at least one species of Homo made Oldowan tools. After H. habilis/rudolfensis
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