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Human Species Quiz

Name some random human species, based on hints.
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Last updated: August 8, 2022
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Oldest fossils found are dating back 300.000 years, lives to this day.
Homo Sapiens
Evolved in Africa about 120.000 years ago and spread to western Asia by 90.000 – 100.000 years ago.
Cro-Magnon
Lived around 2 million years ago in Easter Africa and Western Asia, first to stand on their feet, also nicknamed "the upright man".
Homo Erectus
Lived in Eastern and Southern Sub-Saharan Africa about 2.4 million years ago. Nicknamed "handy man" for being the first to create stone tools.
Homo Habilis
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Tiny, strong, lived in Eurasia around 40.000 years ago and probably went extinct due to interbreeding and small population.
Neanderthal
Lived across Asia around 120.000 to 190.000 years ago, also very likely went extinct due to interbreeding.
Denisovan
This human species, also nicknamed "dragon man", lived in the Northeast China Plain at least 140.000 years ago and was identified in Harbin.
Homo Longi
This species was discovered in 1972, lived in Eastern Africa around 2 million years ago.
Homo Rudolfensis
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