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That makes the older chimp lineage a closer relative of early hominids.

These new models of how ancient thumbs worked underscore the slowness of hominid hand evolution, says paleoanthropologist Matthew Tocheri of Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Canada.

Widely scattered hominid groups began to trade with one another to obtain suitable toolmaking rock and other resources.

Around that time, hominids at a site called Olorgesailie in what’s now Kenya transformed their culture.

These changes heralded a series of booms and busts in the resources hominids needed to survive, Potts and his colleagues report October 21 in Science Advances.

Fossils, skulls, and hominid exhibitions throughout the caves are quite something.

Last Sunday, 60 Minutes aired a remarkable story about the discovery of two hominid fossils in South Africa.

If so, it is certainly not chimpanzee nor close to the Apes, but decidedly hominid.


On this page you'll find 55 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hominid, such as: animal, anthropoid, biped, humanoid, mortal, and anthropological.

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