Early humans

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  • Australopithecus aferansis

    Australopithecus aferansis
    Australopithecus Aferansis, known as the " The Southern Ape" and Lucy, lived in Africa 4 to 3 million B. C. E. Known to be the first hominid to roam, they mostly had ape features, some human features, and three ft high. One unique feature Lucy had was biped which means that she walked on two feet. The two tools they used were their hands and animal bones
  • Homo Habilis

    Homo Habilis
    Homo Habilis, "Handy Man" ,lived in Africa nearly 1.5 to 2 million B. C. E. They were 4 ft. and they had a bigger brain than Lucy. They were the first to use tools like digging sticks and sharp stones. Their tools were not as sephisticated as todays tools. That is where they get the nickname, " Handy Man"
  • Homo Erectus

    Homo Erectus
    Homo Erectus lived up to 1.8 million to 200,000 years ago.
    These hominids were the fist to move out of Africa and inhabited the southern coast of Asia. They were 5 ft., had bigger brains and looked more human like. The provisions they used were bones, tools, and fire. They get thier nickname "Up Right Man" because they were the first to stand up straight before any other hominids. They were really tall and had a more advanced brain. They uced tools like fire, stones, and bones
  • Homo Sapian Neanderthalensis

    Homo Sapian Neanderthalensis
    Homo Sapian Neanderthalensis inhabited in parts of africa, east of Europe, and parts of Asia 230,000 to 30,000 BCE. This group of hominids lived and hunted in groups. These hominids were also the fist ones to bury their dead. An interesting fact is that they made over 60 types of tools and weapons like stones, fire and spears. they were 5 ft. tall and had a more advanced brain. they were also found in the Neanderthal mountains
  • Homo Sapiens Sapien

    Homo Sapiens Sapien
    Homo Sapiens Sapiens are the latest modern human who lived in Africa, east of Europe, and parts of Asia over 35,000 to 12,000 BCE. These hominids were 6 ft. tall, had rounded skulls, small teeth, and slender bones. They also had advanced brains, a complex language, and the made a variety of tools like spears and digging sticks. these all affect us as modern humans.