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  • Mr. McAllister inadvertently answers the question at book's end by envisioning a male Homo erectus from a million years ago, plucked off the African plain and plunked down at a Nascar event.

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  • To put that into perspective, if we were to go back 45,000 human generations, that would be about a million years, back to the time of Homo erectus, which is not very long ago.

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  • "What they're calling erectus might be a new, as-yet-unnamed species."

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  • Seriously impressive brain expansion did not begin until about 2 million years ago with Homo erectus, that is, after 3 million years of hominid evolution had gone by.

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  • They are now classified along with us in the genus Homo, retaining Dubois’ specific name erectus: Homo erectus.

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  • On that scale, I think Jeff will agree with me that it’s absurd to call erectus “little more than apes”.

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  • Dubbed "x-woman" by the researchers, despite its undetermined gender, the pinky owner may have belonged to an archaic human species such as Homo erectus or Homo heidelbergensis, known only from fossils, or an unknown pre-human species.

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  • The owner of a 40,000-year-old pinky bone may have belonged to an archaic human species known only from fossils such as Homo heidelbergensis, shown as a bust above, or Homo erectus, or a completely unknown pre-human species.

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  • The hand axe likely spread out of Africa in the hands of Homo erectus or a related early human species, long-faced fellows that were also thought the first species to master fire, far earlier than had been thought likely.

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  • Our ancestors spread out to colonize the Earth during the last 60,000 years or so, outcompeting archaic species such as Homo erectus and the big-brained Neanderthals though if you are European, Asian, or New Guinean, you may have a trace of Neanderthal blood racing through your veins.

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