terça-feira, 12 de junho de 2012

Homo Heidelbergensis Was Only Slightly Taller Than the Neanderthal

Homo heidelbergensis was only slightly taller than the Neanderthal.
(Credit: Image courtesy of Plataforma SINC)
ScienceDaily (June 6, 2012) — The reconstruction of 27 complete human limb bones found in Atapuerca (Burgos, Spain) has helped to determine the height of various species of the Pleistocene era.Homo heidelbergensis, like Neanderthals, were similar in height to the current population of the Mediterranean.

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