Australopithecus sediba lived in Africa 1.9 million years ago, a hominid that made tools and walked like a modern human.

Australopithecus Sediba, juvenile male found at Malapa cave. Berger/University of the Witwatersrand Is Australopithecus Sediba The Best Candidate Ancestor To Our Species?

Skull of homo sapiens neanderthalensis

“Los neandertales no eran unos superchimpancés”

Homo floresiensis (the "Hobbit")

Homo Floresiensis- "The Hobbit"- found ten years ago on the Indonesian Island of Flores. It is a Pygmy species in the Human evolutionary Tree.

Australopithecus africanus - 3,5-2,5 millones de años de antigüedad. Sudráfrica. Raymond Dart (1925).

Australopithecus africanus - 3,5-2,5 millones de años de antigüedad. Sudráfrica. Raymond Dart (1925).

Paranthropus boisei was first discovered by Mary Leaky in 1959 and was first termed Zinjanthropus boisei or Zinj.  The oldest Paranthropus boisei was found at Omo, Ethiopia and dates to approx 2.3 Ma, while the youngest was found at Olduvai Gorge, and dates to approx 1.2 Ma.  P. boisei is best known for its enormous postcanines, & seems to be the end point of a lineage that was adapted to high masticatory stress needed to deal w/hard low-quality food

Paranthropus boisei was first discovered by Mary Leaky in 1959 and was first…

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Cro-Magnon 1 skull // skull // found in 1868 // Les Eyzies, France // ‘Cro-Magnon Man’ is commonly used for the modern humans that inhabited Europe from about to years ago //

El ser humano pudo aparecer 2 millones de años antes de lo que se pensaba

New fossil evidence suggests human ancestors may have split from chimps as early as 10 million years ago, bringing fossil evidence in line with data from molecular clocks

HOMO ERGASTER:En 1984, fue descubierto en Nariokotome, cerca al lago Turkana (Kenia), el esqueleto completo de un individuo de unos 11 años, 1,60 m de estatura y cerebro de 880 cm³, con una antigüedad de 1,6 millones de años; se conoce como el niño de Nariokotome.

HOMO ERGASTER:En 1984, fue descubierto en Nariokotome, cerca al lago Turkana (Kenia), el esqueleto completo de un individuo de unos 11 años, 1,60 m de estatura y cerebro de 880 cm³, con una antigüedad de 1,6 millones de años; se conoce como el niño de Nariokotome.

Cabeza con ojos de "granos de café", de Jericó. Neolítico.

Skull~ Natufian culture was an Epipaleolithic culture that existed from to BCE in the Levant

50,000 YA. The Homo neanderthalensis Skull La Ferrassie 1 was discovered in France in 1909 and described that same year by Capitan and Peyrony.

The Homo neanderthalensis Skull La Ferrassie 1 was discovered in France in 1909 and described that same year by Capitan and Peyrony. A more thorough study of the La Ferrassie skeleton was published in 1976 by Heim.

Turkana Boy, a 1.5 million year old Homo Ergaster/Homo Erectus from Kenya.  He's the most complete early human skeleton known to date.  He was 8-14 years old, and died of an abcess in his mouth.

Turkana Boy, a million year old Homo Ergaster/Homo Erectus from Kenya. He's the most complete early human skeleton known to date. He was years old, and died of an abcess in his mouth.

Homo Habilis  --  2.33--1.44 MYO  --  A species of the Hominini Tribe which lived during the Gelasian Pleistocene Era.

Homo Habilis -- MYO -- A species of the Hominini Tribe which lived during the Gelasian Pleistocene Era. I think this is a reconstruction of the original skull (damaged) found by one of the Leakys. Maybe someone can enlighten me.

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