Homo erectus

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extinct species of primitive hominid with upright stature but small brain

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When you look across those characters where it's claimed to differ from Homo erectus, you find that the portrayal of Homo erectus is often inaccurate.
It mentioned that mollusc remains had potential to provide important information about human evolution like how the Homo erectus were far more soophisticated than believed earlier.
Early human Homo erectus is known to have occupied the site at Dmanisi later.
Half a million years later, Homo erectus boasted even more grey matter and the vegetarian gut was a thing of the past.
William Junger, a paleoanthropologist at Stony Brook University in New York, says the footprints are further evidence that Homo erectus had "undergone a major structural change in body plan, and it's much like our own.
Of special interest is the information presented concerning the extinction of the Neanderthal and Homo Erectus (two competing hominid species that having survived for millions of years became extinct within a millennia of encounter Homo Sapiens--us--between 10,000 and 12,500 years ago).
6 million years ago in an ancestral human species called Homo erectus.
Its long arms and short legs are reminiscent of the australopithecine, which lived 2 million years ago, but its skull and teeth were much more modern, something like those of Homo erectus, a close human ancestor.
She is thought to have lived 18,000 years ago and had a mixture of traits from an early human ancestor, Homo erectus, and people living today.
Long before our remote ancestors became sapient--while they were still at the Homo erectus stage or even further back on the evolutionary tree--they were social animals, not solitary predators like the great cats.
Lifelike models of our ancestors show the progression from ape to human including Australopithecus, Homo habilis, Homo erectus, Neanderthals and Cro Magnon.
Pieces of a fossilized human skull found in northern Thailand have been confirmed to be the first discovery of Homo erectus remains in Thailand, experts said Tuesday.
RECENT finds and the latest amino acid dating techniques show us that man, in the guise of the nomadic Homo Erectus, was on the move in Warwickshire 500,000 years ago, inhabiting the site of the present Waverly Wood Quarry, near Bubbenhall.
Enough with the Homo erectus, I would have appreciated a little more comment on the social Darwinism of this late century.
The boat as the 'return to the sea of Homo erectus, who gazes at the stars.