Homo Antecessor


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An extinct hominin dating from 1.2 million to 800,000 years discovered in the Atapuerca mountains of Spain. H antecessor’s fossils resemble those of H sapiens, but have more in common with more primitive hominids; H antecessor is thought to have been the antecessor to H heidelbergensis, who inhabited Europe from 600,000 to 250,000 years ago in the Pleistocene era
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Professor Chris Stringer, from the Natural History Museum, said: "The humans who made the Happisburgh footprints may well have been related to the people of similar antiquity from Atapuerca, in Spain, assigned to the species Homo antecessor.
10 ( ANI ): Researchers have claimed that the sediment of Gran Dolina, where the first remains of Homo antecessor were discovered in 1994, is about 900,000 years old.
The researchers said the humans who left the footprints may have been related to Homo antecessor, or "pioneer man," whose fossilized remains have been found in Spain.
The early humans, believed to be of the species Homo antecessor or Pioneer Man, may have worn clothes, built shelters and even discovered fire - again half a million years earlier than other UK finds suggest.
El proyecto Atapuerca comienza en 1978 pero el estudio de Hochadel centra sus esfuerzos en analizar la evolucion del mismo especialmente desde 1997 (si bien en los capitulos 1 y 2 trasciende ampliamente estas fechas), ano en el que se presenta a la prensa el Homo antecessor y que es galardonado con el Premio Principe de Asturias, iniciandose una nueva fase en la relacion entre el proyecto cientifico y la sociedad.
Discoverers of those remains assigned them to a species called Homo antecessor, which the team considered aprecursor of European Neandertals and modern humans.
Mosquera (1997), y denominado Homo antecessor, <<Hombre explorador>>.
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): New research on probable human teeth marks found on prehistoric human bones suggests that Neanderthals and Homo antecessor made meals of each other.
The team assigns these ancient fossils to a new species, Homo antecessor.
These practices were conducted by Homo antecessor, who inhabited Europe one million years ago," Discovery News quoted the research team, led by Eudald Carbonell, a professor at the University of Rovira and Virgili, as saying.
They assign the specimens to a new species, Homo antecessor, although other investigators go no further than placing them in the Homo line (SN: 5/31/97, p.
3 million years old and belongs to Homo antecessor, a forefather of Neanderthal and modern humans.