What are the trends in hominid evolution
increased encephalization and decreased dentition
When was homo habilis alive?
2.4-1.6 million years ago
where and when was homo habilis first discovered
tanzania in 1960
who discovered homo habilis
Where has homo habilis been found
tanzania, kenya, ethiopia, malawi, south africa
what does homo habilis mean?
how many cc was the homo habilis brain
what kind of stone tools did homo habilis use
what were oldowan tools used for
getting to bone marrow, butchering animals
what did the post cranial remains suggest?
they had long arms and short legs, meaning they spent most of their time in trees
what evidence of oldowan tools do we have
simple cores, whole flakes, flaking debris
what are the 3 famous homo habilis specimens
twiggy, OH 7, OH 24