maimesy: “ Human and Gorilla skeleton side by side ”
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La evolución de los homínidos
Comparison of Homo naledi skulls to skulls of other hominin species. Image credit: Hawks et al, doi: 10.7554/eLife.24232.
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See the fossil skulls that helped identify the new human-ancestor species with an unprecedented mix of human and ape features.
neandertal and cromagnon
A study of Neanderthal skulls suggests that they became extinct because they had larger eyes than our species.
Intact Neanderthal skull
Australopithecus afarensis Skull. The australopithecines are only known from Africa and are believed to be the earliest known true hominids. None has ever been found in Europe or Asia. 2.9 to 3.6 MYA.
Neanderthal communities divided some of their tasks according to their sex. This is one of the main conclusions reached by a study performed...
An analysis of a Neanderthal's hyoid bone - a horseshoe shaped bone in the neck - suggests the species could speak in much the same way as modern humans do.
Modern humans temporarily spread beyond Africa This skull from Liujiang, China, dated to at least 68,000 years ago, could reflect an early migration of Homo sapiens beyond Africa.
Examining the skulls of living apes and our extinct ancestors allows us to explore characteristics which reflect the evolutionary relationships in our family tree.
Homo habilis - KNM-ER 1813