Hominid line up

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Hominid line up

Postby Rokcet Scientist » Wed Apr 07, 2010 2:42 am

Recently this interesting gallery of hominid faces was posted:

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1.Sahelanthropus tchadensis
Found: Skull of an adult, the jaw parts and individual teeth, in 2001
Location: Toros Menalla, Djurab desert, Chad
Lived: about 6.8 million years ago

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2.Australopithecus afarensis
Found:compound skull and jaw from different parts of adult individuals, on November 2, 1975
Location: Hadar, Afar Region, Ethiopia
Lived: about 3.2 million years ago

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3.Australopithecus africanus
Found: Skull of a probable adult female, on April 18,1947 Location: Sterkfontein, South Africa
Lived: about 2.5 million years ago

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4.Paranthropus aethiopicus
“Black Skull”
Found: Skull of a presumably adult male, on August 29, 1985
Location: West Turkana, Kenya
Lived: about 2.5 million years ago

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5.Homo rudolfensis
Found: Skull of a presumably adult male, in August 1972
Location: Koobi Fora, Kenya
Lived: about 1.9 until 1.8 million years ago
(Hey, that's Arch to a T! So they're still with us!)

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6.Homo habilis
Found: Skull of a probable adult female, in 1973
Location: Koobi Fora, Kenya
Lived: about 1.9 until 1.8 million years ago

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7.Paranthropus boisei
Found: Skull of an adult male, on Juli 17, 1959
Location: Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania
Lived: about 1.8 million years ago

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8.Homo ergaster
“Turkana Boy”
Found: skull and lower jaw of a male adolescents and nearly complete skeleton, on August 22, 1984
Location: Nariokotome, Kenya
Lived: about 1.6 million years ago

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9.Homo erectus
Found: Skull of a presumably adult male, on September 13, 1969
Location: Sangiran, Java, Indonesia
Lived: about 800,000 years ago

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10.Homo antecessor
Found: Part of the skull of a child found in 1995
Location: Atapuerca, Gran Dolina cave, Spain
Lived: about 800,000 years ago

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11.Homo heidelbergensis
“Miquelon”
Found: the skull and lower jaw of a presumably adult male in July 1993
Location: Atapuerca, Sima de los Huesos, Spain
Estimated Size: 1.75 m, 60 to 80 kg
Lived: about 500,000 to 350,000 years ago

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12.Homo floresiensis
“Hobbit”
Found: skull and mandible of a female adult and possibly parts of the skeleton, September 2003
Location: Liang Bua, Flores, Indonesia
Lived: about 18,000 years ago

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13.Homo neanderthalensis
“Old man of La Chapelle”
Found: the skull and jaw of an adult male and parts of the skeleton, found on August 3, 1908
Location: La Chapelle-aux-Saints, France
Lived: about 56,000 years ago

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14.Homo sapiens
Found: skull and mandible of a young female adults, and parts of the skeleton, 1969
Location: Qafzeh Cave, Israel
Lived: between 100,000 and 90,000 years ago

So when I look in the mirror the conclusion is unescapeable: I must be a 15th hominid form... :lol:

http://fort-fox.info/2010/03/familiar-faces/
Rokcet Scientist
 

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