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What is common between all australopithicenes?
What early hominid is from West Europe?
Which genus was speech a given because of a larnyx similar to mdern day?
When is the first evidence of brain expansion?
time between ice age
scrapers, burins, knives, bifacial
What name did Leaky first give P. boisei?
What is another name for mode 1 tools
current time period
Who used mode 1 tools?
What bone find does not fit in any other category?
P. robustus is from which part of Africa?
Homo antecessor, heidelbergensis and neandethal are all examples of what
two sided tools
What hominid is at the end of the line of archaic homo sapiens?
What is the earliest member of genus homo?
Variation of australopithecus discovered by Donald Johanson
digging, splitting, heavy use
one sided tools
Were early bipeds completely out of the trees?
What is P. boisei similar to?
Homo ergaster is a small brained version of what
brain expansion, African, long fingers and toes for tree climbing, first with stone tool ability, tree dweller
Who made the first stone tools?
efficient for finding food and water, provides less exposure to solar radiation
Which part of paranthropus was more developed than australopithicenes?
unlivable, environmental changes in ice age, ice a mile thick, expanding polar ice cap
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choppers and chopping tools were from which mode?
What genus was an evolutionary dead end?
Lucy is what kind of skeleton find?
Habilis and paranthropus diverged from what?
What is the earliest complete biped?
1.4mya tool type
What was the last species to have a conical thorax?
Variation of australopithicus discoverd by Raymond Dart
What invention marks mode 2 tools?
H. antecessor, H. erectus, heildelbergensis and archaic homo sapiens are all
Where did Eugene Dubois first discover Homo erectus?
choppers and chopping tools were uni or bifacial?
what is special about homo ergaster?
Where is the Leakey's dig?
1/2mya what method of subsistence was present?
A. bahrekghazeli was found in what country?
Name a different variation of paranthropus
erectus and ergaster diverged from what line?
what showed transition homo erectus to tool makers
Which australopithicene is found exclusively in Europe?
Found on homo erectus, what is the bony ridge on top of the skull
What gave better manual dexterity to homo erectus?
Name a variation of paranthropus
ice age time period
What was needed to support digestion of large amounts of raw food?
What is not common between all austrolopithicenes
A. afarensis has which other name?
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was speech possible for homo habilis?
What is the Mauer Heilelberg find?
Which australopithicene has limb proportions most like modern humans?
What were hominids before hunters?
flake tools are from which mode?
Where was the Mauer Heidelberg find?
Where were the Neanderthals?
what type of stone tools existed no earlier then 2.6 mya
choppers, cores and flakes were part of which mode of stone tools
using sensitive evolutionary animal histories to date sites
How many species does paranthropus have?
What was Raymond Dart's profession?
why can mammalian biostratigraphy be effectective
What is another name for mode 2 stone tools?
bifacial, tear drop shaped, more formal
were mode 1 tools unifacial or bifacial?
What was the first in the line of hominids?
What genus did Eugene Dubois first assign to Homo erectus?
Which australopithecene only has mandable minds dated 73mys
What kind of find is the 'black skull'
Name a diferent varitation of paranthropus
Who first discovered Homo erectus?
Which line of australopithicene leads to homo habilis?
wind blown silt previously pulverized by glaciers, preserves sites well
What were most of the Leakey's finds?

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