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Title: Chapter 20: Human Evolution


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Chapter 20 Human Evolution
  • - How do humans differ from closely related
    species?

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Hominids
  • Upright walking primates (includes monkeys, apes,
    humans)
  • Earliest hominids lived in Africa originated 4
    million years ago

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Lucy
  • Australopithecus Afaraensis
  • One of earliest hominid fossils found (3.2
    million years old)
  • Scientists learned that bipedalism (walking on 2
    feet) evolved in humans before a larger brain (so
    walking occurred before intelligence)

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Bipedalism
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