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Includes gorilla, orangutan, gibbon and chimpanzee. No tail, large brain; brachiating knuckle walkers
Group of extinct omnivorous bipedal hominins. Includes A. anamensis, afarensis and africanus
Walking on 2 legs. Only Australopithecus, Paranthropus and Homo genuses
Area of brain that produces speech
Bony projection protecting eyes. Prominent in early humans
Raised back of skull holding brain
Evolution of culture (weapons, tools, art, music, ritual)
Family that include apes and humans
Middle Stone Age, characterized by fishing and foraging for wild grains
New Stone Age - age of agriculture
Old Stone Age
Genus of vegetarian hominins includes P.aethiopicus, robustus and boisei
Order that includes prosimians, monkeys, apes and humans
Where the male is larger and has structural differences from the female
Culture of Homo Sapiens
Area in the brain concerned with recognition of speech
primate characteristic of having a thumb that can cross the palm and meet the other fingertips; enables animal to grasp and cling to objects.
long muscular tail used as a fifth limb for grasping and wrapping around objects; characteristic of many New World monkeys.
archaic Homo sapiens that lived from 35 000 to 100 000 years ago faces with prominent noses and brains at least as large as those of modern humans
modern form of Homo sapiens that spread throughout Europe between 35 000 to 40 000 years ago; were identical to modern humans in height, skull and tooth structure, and brain size.