14-46 - Homo neanderthalensis 1. Geographical setting (ie...

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Homo neanderthalensis 1. Geographical setting (ie the types of environments they inhabited and their geographical distribution Lived during the last ice ages of Europe, were among the first humans to inhabit arctic environments. SA Resided in Europe AS Also western asian species. T 2. Appearance (body size, prominent facial features) Brawny, powerfully built AS Many skeletons show healed upper body fractures, incurred no doubt from bouts with dangerous prey. AS Large occipital bun, receding forehead, strong browridge, projecting midface, retromolar gap, no chin. N Robustness of their skeletons, their short limbs and barrel chests, prominent browridges and low, sloping foreheads , protruding midfaces and chinless jaws. N Stocky body proportions allow them to retain heat more effectively in the extremely cold weather brought on by glacial cycles. N 3. Posture and locomotion( eg in the trees, on the ground) Used features of the landscape to their advantage, again and again slaughtering
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2011 for the course ANTH 105 taught by Professor Tankosic during the Winter '09 term at Indiana.

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14-46 - Homo neanderthalensis 1. Geographical setting (ie...

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