Name: Homo sapien
Other names: Wise Man; Cro-Magnum Man
Age: 160, 000 years ago
Height: 1.60 – 1.70 m tall
Brain Size: Average 1350 cc
Description: Short body, long limbs, high brain case, small face, protruding nose
Diet: Wild plants, meat – the first to domesticate plants and settle down.
Culture: Tool makers, artists,music,clothed themselves and practiced personal adornment, controlled fire and lived in groups.
Tool Culture: Sophisticated tools including flakes, scrapers and points.
Date Discovered: 1967
Area Discovered: Omo River, Ethiopia
Who Discovered: Richard leaky.
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- Video – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pzmZjO1RDOQ