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Walking With Cavemen

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Professor Robert Winston meets Lucy, the first upright ape, and follows her ancestors on the three-million-year journey to civilisation. Broadcast in 2003, Walking with Cavemen combined special effects with the latest scientific theories, to show us what it really means to be human.

Walking with Cavemen episodes


Go behind the scenes to find out how the makers of the series brought the human story to life.

Cavemen facts

Cavemen facts

Could you tell a Neanderthal from a Gigantopithecus? How much do you know about your ancestors and their relatives?

Cavemen challenge

Caveman challenge

Are you a chimp or a champ? Put your skills to the test in our interactive challenge.

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