Evolution of Humans

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  • On the Origin of Species

    On the Origin of Species
    In 1859, Charles Darwin was a scientific book that he made that argued over the idea of human evolution.
  • Man's Place in Nature

    Man's Place in Nature
    Man's Place in Nature was a book that was made by Thomas Henry Huxley.This book was saying the differences and similarities between humans and primates.
  • The Descent of Man,and Selection in Relation to Sex

    The Descent of Man,and Selection in Relation to Sex
    This book was a book made by Charles Darwin and it was made to tell the sexual selection from primates to humans.
  • Discovery of Homo erectus

    Discovery of Homo erectus
    In 1891, a Dutch paleoanthropologist discovered a fossil from a primate called Homo erectus in Trinil, Java,
  • Discovery of Australopithecus africanus

    Discovery of Australopithecus africanus
    In 1925, an anthropologist named Raymond Dart found a fossil from along ago hominid called Australopithecus africanus.
  • Discovery of Fossils In Africa

    Discovery of Fossils In Africa
    In Eastern Africa there was a lot of fossils found in the places like Olduvai gorge and Lake Turkana by the Leakey family.
  • Sarich and Wilson Paper

    Sarich and Wilson Paper
    In 1967, Vincent Sarich and Allan Wilson wrote a paper in book called Science which as about the estimation ofthe divergence time of humans and apes from about 5 million years ago.
  • Discoveries in Eastern Africa

    Discoveries in Eastern Africa
    In Eastern Africa there was a lot of fossils found in the places like Olduvai gorge and Lake Turkana by the Leakey family.
  • Discovery of Lucy

    Discovery of Lucy
    In the 1980s a palaeoanthropologist named Donald Johanson found the most complete fossil of the species Australopithecus afarensis called "Lucy".
  • Meave Leakey Huge Discovery

    Meave Leakey Huge Discovery
    In 1994, a paleontologist named Meave Leakey discovered a fossil to a hominid called Australopithecus anamensis.
  • Tim White's Discovery

    Tim White's Discovery
    In 1995 a paleoanthropologist called Tim White found a fossil from a hominid called Ardipithecus ramidus.
  • Discovery of Orrorin tugenensis

    Discovery of Orrorin tugenensis
    In 2000, two paleoanthropologists named Martin Pickford and Brigitte Senut discoved a fossil to a hominid called Orrorin tugenensis in the Tugen Hills of Kenya.
  • Discovery of Sahelanthropus tchadensis

    Discovery of Sahelanthropus tchadensis
    In 2001, there was a team lead by Michel Brunet that discovered the skull from a hominin called Sahelanthropus tchadensis which dated back to 7 million years ago and it was discovered in Chad,Africa.
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    Discovery of Human Evolution