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Cavemen facts

Click on a skull for handy fact pages about hominids featured in the series Walking with Cavemen (2003). Photos and facts are from the programmes unless stated otherwise.

Australopithecus afarensis
Australopithecus afarensis


Gigantopithecus blacki (image courtesy of Bone Clones )
Gigantopithecus blacki


Homo ergaster (erectus)
Homo ergaster (erectus)


Homo habilis
Homo
habilis


Homo heidelbergensis
Homo heidelbergensis


Homo neanderthalensis
Homo neanderthalensis


Homo rudolfensis
Homo rudolfensis


Homo sapiens
Homo
sapiens


Paranthropus boisei
Paranthropus boisei


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