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What are the stages of hominid development?

Answer

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09/02/2010

1) ARDIPITHECUS RAMIDUS- (6 million to 4 million BCE) East Africa, walked and climbed , pointed toe, flexible hands

2) AUSTRALOPITHECINES- (4 million to 1 million BCE) South and East Africa, walked, maybe climbed, more stable foot for walking

3) HOMO HABILUS- (2.5 million to 1.5million BCE) South and East Africa, possiby had stone tools

4) HOMO ERECTUS-(1.6 million to 30,000 BCE) Africa, Asia and Europe

5) HOMO NEANDERTHAL- (2000,000 to 30,000 BCE) Europe and South West Asia, began burial rites

6) HOMO CRO-MAGON-(40,000 to 8,000 BCE) Europe, Created Art

7) HOMO SAPIENS- Today