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Unformatted text preview: 1.9-1.2 mya Characteristics Long limbs Narrow pelvis Body shape and proportions similar to modern humans living in tropical climates Cranial capacity ca. 900-1000cc Nariokotome Adolescent male Developmentally=12 yr old 5ft3 (est 6 ft as adult) Home Georgicus Homo erectus Homo antecessor Neanderthals need 2x food of humans Were more robust, stronger, more muscles, bigger bone diameter Neanderthals- different species as seen by DNA comparison, they had more differences but not as much as chimps, some were even like modern humans more than some modern humans so if diff species not much African origin for anatomically modern humans Further from origin you go the less genetic variation exists Patterns of phenotypic variation Pigmentation Body forms Blood chemistry...
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