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Posts tagged human ancestors

October 6, 2017


a globe

Europe Or Africa

A recent study suggests the ancestors of humans may have come from Europe rather than Africa.

July 5, 2017


A seabed.

Our Earliest Ancestor

Saccorhytus coronarius was an ellipsoid shaped bag, with a big mouth, and was only about a millimeter long. It was also humans' earliest ancestor.

June 13, 2017


On the left is a white placard with a black border that reads: Australopithecus Afarensis 3.8-2.9 mya/millions d' annees Next to that is a skull of an Australopithecus Afarensis. It's dark brown and the teeth are yellow.

Lucy In The Trees

Did Australopithecus afarensis walk like humans or chimpanzees?

February 17, 2005


Small People

Standing no more than three and a half feet tall, these human ancestors hunted giant rats, lumbering lizards, and miniature elephants.

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