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A tall, slender hominid who first appeared in fossil records ± 30,000 years ago in the European Upper Paleolithic period, named after the cave of Crô-Magnon in southwest France, where the first specimen was found. The term 'European early modern human' is preferred
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QLifelike models of human ancestors including Australopithecus, Homo habilis, Homo erectus, Neanderthals and Cro Magnon
She shows how Cro magnons (early modern humans) lived 15,000 years ago during the last glacial period, when large sheets of ice covered vast parts of Earth's surface.
Ayla, who had been adopted and brought up by a Neanderthal tribe, finds the culture of these Cro Magnons as strange and fascinating as they find hers.