Cro-Magnon

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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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We cracked the fundamental code of life and called it DNA, we took raw matter and made computers, and twenty-four years after the horror of Little Boy and Fat Man--roughly the lifespan of our Cromagnon progenitors--we gasped at the marvel of human beings walking on the moon.
Two years in the making, the series also explores the arrival of humans, including the cave-dwelling Neanderthals and our distant ancestors, CroMagnon Man.
Several hundred people marched near the Cromagnon Republic nightclub yesterday, calling on city officials to tough en safety codes.