early-hominids

early hominids

Are we there yet? Dr. John Kappelman discusses Africa and the human evolutionary journey at HMNS
May 6, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

In the history of mankind, there have been three major migrations: two of these happened a long time ago, and one (of the “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” type) happened in our own lifetime.  About 1.8 million years ago, hominids we call Homo erectus ventured outside Africa, wandering into Europe […]

Reconstructing ancient hominid behavior
January 8, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

As the fossil record continues to grow, it presents us with information on the bones and teeth of our ancestors. From these, scientists can figure out how tall and heavy our ancestors were. But what if we could tell not only how large a species’ hands were, but also suggest what they used them for? […]

Extinction doesn’t mean failure
December 5, 2007 · Be The First To Comment

What the fossil record clearly shows is that the life forms that existed millions of years ago were successful in their own right. They lived and reproduced in numbers large enough to maintain their species over incredibly long periods of time. The term “half-evolved” therefore does not accurately represent these fossil life forms. We should […]


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