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HOMINID EVOLUTION

HOMINID EVOLUTION

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  1. HOMINID EVOLUTION • Australopithecusafarensis (aka Lucy) – 1974 Ethiopia 3.2 mya

  2. Australopithecusafricanus – Taung child & Mrs. Ples 1924 – Taung, R.S.A. 1947 – Sterkfontein 2.8 – 2.6 mya

  3. Paranthropusboisei – Nutcracker man 1959 – Olduvai Gorge Tanzania 2.2 – 1.2 mya

  4. Paranthropus robustus – ‘strong almost man’ 1938 Krondraai, R.S.A. 1.2mya

  5. Homohabilis – ‘Handy Man’ 1968 – Olduvai Gorge Tanzania 2.5mya

  6. Homoerectus – ‘Walking upright man’ (Java man) 1891 – Java Indonesia 1.8 – 1.3mya

  7. Homoheidelbergensis 1907 – Mauer, Germany 600 000 – 400 000ya

  8. Homoneanderthalensis (1829) 1856 – all across Europe, from Belgium, into Germany, Gibraltar, Palestine 600 000 – 30 000ya

  9. Homosapiens – ‘Wise man’ 250 000ya – present day