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By Peter Andrews

ISBN-10: 1107100674

ISBN-13: 9781107100671

Our closest residing kinfolk are the chimpanzee and bonobo. We percentage many features with them, yet our lineages diverged thousands of years in the past. Who actually was once our final universal ancestor? Bringing jointly ecology, evolution, genetics, anatomy and geology, this publication presents a brand new viewpoint on human evolution. What can fossil apes let us know concerning the origins of human evolution? Did the final universal ancestor of apes and people stay in bushes or at the floor? What did it consume, and the way did it live to tell the tale in a global filled with huge predators? Did it glance something like dwelling apes? Andrews addresses those questions and extra to reconstruct the typical ancestor and its habitat. Synthesising thirty-five years of labor on either historical environments and fossil and sleek ape anatomy, this publication offers certain new insights into the evolutionary tactics that ended in the origins of the human lineage.

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