Origin of the Genus Homo

@article{Dunsworth2010OriginOT,
  title={Origin of the Genus Homo},
  author={Holly M Dunsworth},
  journal={Evolution: Education and Outreach},
  year={2010},
  volume={3},
  pages={353-366}
}
The origin of the genus Homo in Africa signals the beginning of the shift from increasingly bipedal apes to primitive, large-brained, stone tool-making, meat-eaters that traveled far and wide. This early part of the human genus is represented by three species: Homo habilis, Homo rudolfensis, and Homo erectus. H. habilis is known for retaining primitive features that link it to australopiths and for being the first stone tool makers. Little is known about H. rudolfensis except that it had a… 
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