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Lab 10: Later Members of the Genus Homo (Soluri & Agarwal Lab 16) Congratulations! It’s the final lab! Please remember to properly format all scientific names. Example: Homo sapiens Concept Review (5 minutes) 1. Which of these species was the first to live outside Africa? ________ A. Australopithecus garhi B. Homo erectus C. Homo sapiens D. Homo habilis
2. True or False? Some researchers consider the African members of Homo erectus to be a separate species called Homo ergaster . ________ 6. Why have we been able to recover ancient DNA from a few Neanderthals but not from our other extinct relatives?
Exercise 2. The Evolution of Bipedalism (5 to 10 minutes) Use the images provided in the lab Appendix (page 427) of fossil skeletons of Lucy ( Australopithecus afarensis ) and Nariokotome boy ( Homo erectus ). 1. Describe TWO postcranial traits that differ between these two species. (Be sure to describe how each trait varies in the two fossils, like A. afarensis has a shorter stature, whereas Homo erectus has a taller stature).

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