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Human Evolution

CONTENTS

Piltdown Man, The Ancestor Who Never Was
Piltdown Man
the ancestor who never was

Australopithecus africanus
Australopithecus africanus
the first hominid to show distinct evidence of an upright posture

Homo habilis
Homo habilis
the first hominid to be associated with manufactured tools

Oreopithecus bambolii
Oreopithecus bambolii

Peking Man
"Peking Man"
the popular name for a pre-humanoid species that lived in what is now China between 500,000 and 300,000 years ago

Heidelberg Man (Homo heidelbergensis)
"Heidelberg Man"

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