Homo Habilis

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Homo Habilis

Homo Habilis nickname was Handy Man.

Habilis means helpful or handy.

Homo Habilis

Homo Habilis lived and worked together in groups and protected each other.

Homo Habilis were the first group of our Homo ancestors to make tools. They created rocks as chopping tools and bones as digging tools.

The difference of them and Australopithecus afarensis was that they had larger brains and looked more humanlike.

Homo Habilis lived 1.5-2 million years ago.

Homo Habilis brains were about 550 centimeters wide.

They lived in Southern and Eastern Africa.


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