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Feb 14 - 3.85-2.95 mya- fossils of footprints- Tanzania - Astropithecus: o Pithecus (greek) – ape; ausstralis- southern Etheopia and Tanzania o Feature: short “3 ½ ft tall” o 2375-550 cc o Bony ridges over eyebrows o Completely bipedal - Homo erectus o 1.8 mya o Protruded jaw o Long, low skull o Migration: Walked out of Africa (proof- fossil) Kenya Tanzania Europe- spain SE asia East Europe They most likely followed their food (herds of animals) - Homo neanderthaleusis o 250,000-30,000 years o Found in neander valley in germany o First discovered in 1856 - Homo sapiens species o 200,000- now
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Unformatted text preview: o Overlapped in geographic location and time of existence o Worldwide distribution o From Africa H. Neanderthaleusis H. Sapiens 250,000-30,000 years 200,000-now Thick brow ridge no brow ridge Football-shaped head volley ball- shaped head Thick torso and short limbs think torso and slender, long limbs Evolved in cold climates evolved in hot climates No art art Speech (?) speech Simple tools complex tools Iberia (30.000-24,000) spread to Europe/asia-Multiregional hypothesis-Cut of Africa “eve”-Leaky replacement...
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