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Evolution of Man

Australopithecus evolved in Eastern Africa.Australo evovled about 4 million years ago ,Then going extinct about 2million years later.There is about 6 different species of Australo including Australopithecus afarensis, A. africanus, A. anamensis, A. bahrelghazali, A. garhi and A. sediba.

Homo Habilis is known as the handy man.Homo Habilis lived about 2.33 to 1.4 million years ago, during the Gelasian Pleistocene period.H. habilis was short and had disproportionately long arms compared to modern humans.Habilis made tools.

Homo Erectus is known as the "up right man".Erectus originated in Africa and spread as far as England, Georgia, India, Sri Lanka, China and Java.Homo Erectus was a hunter and gatherer in its time.Erectus lived about 1.8 million years ago.


Neanderthal was found in Europe and parts of western and central Asia.Lived about 600,000–350,000 years ago in Europe.Neanderthal was short and stocky.Also Neanderthal was the first to discover fire.Used cave drawings on the walls.

Homo Erectus

Homo Habilis



Cro-Magnon is the first early modern human. Cro-Magnons were robustly built and powerful.There forehead was fairly straight, and with only slight browridges. Cro-Magnon face was short and wide.Had a prominent chin.


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