Human Ancestors In Africa and Beyond

  • Australopithecus

    were raoming the earth 4.4MILLION years ago
    s an extinct genus of hominids. From the evidence gathered by palaeontologists and archaeologists, it appears that the Australopithecus genus evolved in eastern Africa around 4 million years ago before spreading throughout the continent and eventually becoming extinct 2 million years ago. During this time period a number of australopith species emerged, including Australopithecus afarensis, A. africanus, A. anamensis, A. bahrelghazali, A. garhi and A.
  • homohabalis

    Men of skill! :D
    they gathered food aswell, also known as the handyman
    used crude stone tools
  • Homo Erectus

    "upright man" or also known as the Java man
    First to have anasymmetric brain – likemodern humans. It is amark of increasedspecialization andcomplex thinking
    Used thinking! 1.5million years to 200k
    first to use fire, spread outa afirca
  • Neanderthal