Homo Ergaster


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A hominid species that lived between 1.8 and 1.3 million years ago in eastern and southern Africa; most—not all—experts regard H ergaster as a distinct species and the direct ancestor of H erectus; he was tall and appears to have used stone tools, despite his relatively diminutive, great ape-sized cranial cavity
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Bennett's team identifies the ancestor as an early Africa-based Homo erectus, or Homo ergaster as some scientists call it.
The fact that we are able to fall for someone in literally the blink of an eye is all thanks to homo ergaster, one of mankind's earliest ancestors who flourished in Africa around two million years ago.
Tapping recent archaeological finds, this much-anticipated television event outlines early Homo sapien's fight for survival, from Africa's Homo ergaster of 1.
The Anglo-American team argue that the crown belonging to Man's earliest forebear should instead go to Homo ergaster, who arrived on the evolutionary scene several hundred thousand years after Homo habilis.
After freeing the shoulder blades from the surrounding rock, Green and Alemseged digitized them using a Microscribe, and then took detailed measurements to characterize their shape and function, comparing them to the rare shoulder fossils of other early human relatives: Homo ergaster ("Turkana Boy"), Homo floresiensis ("The Hobbit"), A.
Based on size of the footprints and their modern anatomical characteristics, the researchers attribute the prints to the hominid Homo ergaster, or early Homo erectus as it is more generally known.
erectus and by others as Homo ergaster, yielded small, chimplike vertebrae.
Gibbon suspects that Homo ergaster, a species regarded as a direct ancestor of modern humans, made the Windsorton hand axes.
These watery eras correspond, respectively, to the times when the Homo genus originated, when the species Homo ergaster (sometimes called Homo erectus) first evolved, and when several ensuing Homo species debuted.
erectus belong to another species that they call Homo ergaster.
Even fossil species treated as direct or close ancestors of Homo sapiens, such as Homo erectus and Homo ergaster, exhibited relatively rapid tooth growth, more like that of apes than of people, report anatomist Christopher Dean of University College London and his colleagues.
erectus or Homo ergaster from western to eastern Asia, Potts theorizes (SN: 5/13/00, p.