Early Prehistoric Hominids

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  • Australiopithecus Afarensis

    Australiopithecus Afarensis
    The Australopithecus Afarensis lived from 4,000,000 to 3,000,000 BCE in Southern Africa. When Donald Johanson discovered Lucy’s remains, scientists were surprised to find that she was a biped. They also found that she had a combination of human and ape features such as long arms and her height of 3 ft. they didn’t use any tools to our knowledge but since she was bipedal she could gather with ease.
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    Prehistoric Hominids

    Austraopithecus Afarensis, Homo Hablius, Homo Erectus, Homo Sapiens Neanderthalensis, omo sapiens Sapiens
  • Homo habliis

    Homo habliis
    The homo hablius was discovered in Africa and lived in 2000,000 and 2,500,000 BCE. Handy man was about 4ft slightly taller than Lucy. He was similar to Lucy although he did work with tools such as cutting tools crushing tools and possibly traps. Unlike Lucy, Handy Han had the ability to think and make tools.
  • Homo Erectus

    Homo Erectus
    The Homo Erctus, also known as the Upright Man, lived 1.8 mIllion to 200,000 BCE in Africa, Asia and Europe.He was about 5' 6", and He had more advanced tools such as the large hand ax. They also knew how to use fire.
  • Homo Sapiens Neanderthalensis

    Homo Sapiens Neanderthalensis
    This type of hominid was also called the wise man, or somtimes Neanderthals. They lived in Africa, Europe and parts of Asia from 230,000 to 30,000 years ago. They made more than 60 types of tools such as knive and scrapers.
  • Homo Sapiens Sapiens

    Homo Sapiens Sapiens
    Homo Sapiens Sapiens is Latin for Doubly Wise Man, who lived 35,000 all through 12,000 BCE. they lived in every continent other than Antarctica. They had a High, Rounded Skull, Large Brains, Small teeth, Slender bones, and they were Around 6’. They had Better tools such as Engraving tools, Sculpting tools, Needles, Hooks, Spears, the Spear thrower, and the Bow and Arrow.