RPS8 - Chheavhong Chheung Friday 1212:50 Anthropology 005...

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Chheavhong Chheung Friday 12 12:50 Anthropology 005 Introduction to Physical Anthropology Problem Set # 8: 1. This question is about Homo sapiens. A. How genetically variable is our species compared to chimpanzees? We have one less chromosome than that of a chimp. The number of genetic differences between humans and  chimps is ten times smaller than that between mice and rats.  -chimps are more variable between and within B. How many species of Homo were there 150 KYA? 150 KYA, there were two species of Homo. -3 species of Homo C. What species were they and where did they live? H. neanderthalensis and H. sapiens, in Europe and part of the Near East.  -erectus (East Asia)  -sapiens (Africa) -Neanderthalensis (Eurasia/ Western Europe) D. How many species of Homo are there now? 1 specie of Homo is living today.  E. How and when did we get to the current number of Homo species? Homo ergaster is distinguished from earlier possible members of the genus Homo by a complex of skeletal  and dental features reflecting a lifestyle that was more similar to that of modern humans than that  referred for earlier and contemporaneous hominins.  They appeared about 50 years ago.  -sapiens, outcompeted, outperformed other species -150 KYA- all 3 -70 KYA- Sapiens migrate out
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTH 5 taught by Professor Gaulin during the Spring '07 term at UCSB.

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