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Human Origins: How Hominids Evolved (Infographic)

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The Paracas skulls: aliens, an unknown hominid species or cranial deformation?

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“The continued research of Francis Gerber, Swiss naturalist, whose partilular line of inquiry was that of hominid species that existed parallel to Homo Sapien, this bureau explores the maturation of infected human hosts”

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3.6 million years ago the Sadiman Volcano, 20km east of Laetoli in Tanzania was active. It deposited a thin blanket of grey ash across the landscape, which was slowly turned into mud by light rain. Through the mud walked two Australopithecus afarensis, a male and a female. In their footsteps, another of their species mysteriously followed by Robert Nicholls

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Human Origins: How Hominids Evolved (Infographic)

Humans are just the latest in a long line of hominid species that have emerged in the past six million years.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013

This image is in the running for the Gerald Durrell Award for Endangered Species…

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Orangutans are great apes, belonging to the taxonomic family “Hominidae.” Scientists recognize two distinct species of orangutans:Pongo pygameus on Borneo, and Pongo abelii on Sumatra. The Bornean orangutan, Pongo pygmaeus, is further subdivided into three subspecies: P. pygmaeus morio in East Kalimantan and Sabah, P. pygmeus pygmaeus in Sarawak and the northwest part of West Kalimantan, and P. pygmaeus wurmbii in Central Kalimantan and the southwest part of West Kalimantan.

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Sunda Flying Lemur, an Endangered Species, threatened by massive habitat destruction in Indonesia and the Philippines.

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Evidence preserved in the internal skeletal structure of the world-famous fossil, Lucy, suggests the ancient human species frequently climbed trees, according to a new analysis by scientists from The Johns Hopkins University and The University of Texas at Austin.

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