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    Human Evolution

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    from other mammals about 85 million years ago in the Late Cretaceous period‚ and the earliest fossils appear in the Paleocene‚ around 55 million years ago.[2] The family Hominidae diverged from the Hylobatidae (Gibbon) family 15-20 million years ago‚ and around 14 million years ago‚ the Ponginae (orangutans)‚ diverged from the Hominidae family.[3] Bipedalism is the basic adaption of the Hominin line‚ and the earliest bipedal Hominin is considered to be either Sahelanthropus or Orrorin‚ with Ardipithecus

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    reflection in archaeology

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    from names used in the scientific classification of apes (including humans). By international convention‚ certain word endings are used for specific taxons or levels within this classification. For example‚ ‘family’ names always end in ‘-idae’ (eg Hominidae)‚ ‘subfamily’ names end in ‘inae’ (eg Homininae) and ‘tribe’ (1) names end

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    The Apes

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    For other uses‚ see Ape (disambiguation). For an explanation of very similar terms‚ see Hominidae. Hominoids or Apes Temporal range: Late Oligocene–Holocene PreЄЄOSDCPTJKPgN Orang Utan‚ Semenggok Forest Reserve‚ Sarawak‚ Borneo‚ Malaysia.JPG Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) Scientific classification e Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Primates Suborder: Haplorrhini Infraorder: Simiiformes Parvorder: Catarrhini Superfamily: Hominoidea Gray‚ 1825 Type species

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    consciousness.   The phylogenetic distribution of self-awareness Several studies have indicated that the phylogenetic distribution of self-awareness seems to be limited to primates in the great ape / human clade (Hominidae; in review in Gallup et al.‚ 2002; Povinelli and Cant‚ 1995). The great apes (Hominidae) likely diverged from a common ancestor around 14 million years ago (Hill and Ward‚ 1998). Testing mirror recognition is the most popular and well-studied proxy for self-awareness. In the mirror test‚ an

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    The Evolution of Orangutans Orangutans are apes with reddish-brown hair that originated 2 million-100‚000 years ago. Orangutans are categorized the Hominidae family‚ which is commonly known as the Great Apes. Orangutans live in Asia‚ only found on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo. They are known for their long arms which can reach to a length of 7m‚ fingertip to fingertip (See Appendix A‚ Fig.1). There is no real evidence of who the orangutan’s ancestors were. The primate

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    Planet of Life

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    HUMANS PLANET OF LIFE SERIES: APES TO MAN (film summary to be filled in class) Humans: Superfamily Hominoidea Family Hylobatidae Family Hominidae Family Pongidae Gibbons Humans Chimpanzees

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    Humans and Primates

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    Humans and primates are similar in some ways‚ but they are different in others. As scientist remark‚ they belong to the same family called Hominidae. They also conclude that they have many similar characteristics because they went through a process that they called evolution. This is the process in which some primates evoluted into what is know a human being and preserved several similar characteristics. It is now known that the chimpanzee is the closest primate to humans since they have a similar

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    ANIMAL INTELLIGENCE

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    BIN HANAFI KB1309FD4722 CHIMPANZEE INTRO Chimpanzees‚ sometimes colloquially Chimps‚ are two extant hominid species of apes in the genus Pan. The Congo River divides the native habitats of the two species. Chimpanzees are members of the family Hominidae‚ along with gorillas‚ humans‚ and orangutans. Chimpanzees split from the human branch of the family about four to six million years ago. Chimpanzees are the closest living relatives to humans‚ being members of the tribe Hominini. CHIMPANZEE INTELLIGENCE

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    Humans and Chimpanzees are similar. With the10 comparisons between chimps and humans. These are the ten comparisons number of species‚ DNA‚ brain size‚ sociability‚ language and facial expressions‚ diet‚ sex‚ walking upright‚ eye and the tools used. Humans and both chimpanzee species evolved from a common ancestor‚ possibly sahelanthropus tchadensis‚ between five and seven million years ago. Only fossils of this ancestor remain. Chimpanzees and Humans share 99% the same DNA. With the genetic comparison

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    Good or Evil

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    Are Humans Born Good or Are Humans Born Evil? Humans have been on Earth for about 100‚000 to 200‚000 years. We are part of the hominidae family. In other words‚ we are “modern man and extinct immediate ancestors of man.” We have brains and with them we are able to consider thoughts. With abstract brainwork‚ it allows us to categorize ourselves under “perceptive”. Everybody has a different understanding or idea about something. Most of the time‚ humankind will anticipate the worse instead of

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