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Bio Semester 2 Vocab. Evolution ( PART 4)

a trait that makes an organisms successful in it's environment
Organism with an exoskeleton
Lays eggs in the water and must keep skin moist
lays eggs on land and has dry, scaly skin
gives birth to live young and has hair
Bird & Vertebrate
1.) lays eggs and has feathers. 2.) organisms with a backbone.
Primate & Binocular Vision
1.) type of mammal with binocular vision and opposable thumbs. 2.) allows for increased depth perception
Opposable thumbs
ability to grasp (make fists) with hands and feet
oldest primate, black and white vision, nocturnal
newer primate, color vision, diurnal
Nocturnal & Diurnal
1.) active at night 2.) active during the day
Ape & Money
1.) anthropoid without a tail 2.) anthropoid with a tail
anthropoid that walks on two legs
Australopithecus africanus
first hominid with canine teeth
Australopithecus afarensis
first hominid that walks upright on two legs
Homo Habilis
first hominid to use tools
Homo erectus
first hominid to use fire
Homo sapien
first hominid with a modern sized brain
Homo sapien sapien
first hominid with social structure