Cro-Magnon man


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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

Cro-Magnon man

an early form of Homo sapiens some 35 000 years old, first found at Cro-Magnon in France.
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Neanderthal man, and his predecessor Cro-Magnon man will also stand shoulder to shoulder, both having been expertly reconstructed for the Walking with Beasts exhibition at Thinktank, at Millennium Point.
His relaxed speech and easygoing demeanor contrast sharply with what his teammates call the Saugus High defensive end: Caveman or Cro-Magnon man, among many other nicknames.
And relish the notion that once, on Penylan Hill, a tiny community thrived until the ice returned, leaving a bleak limbo for 100,000 years until our next Cardiffians, the Neanderthals arrived, and, in time, Cro-magnon Man and Celts and.
While you might see better pictures in the Louvre, remember that these were painted by Cro-Magnon Man 17,000 years ago.
The programme explodes the myth of Neanderthals being undeveloped cavemen and gives a more realistic picture of the big-nosed race which was eventually ousted by the Cro-Magnon man or homo sapiens, our ancestor.