adaptations in humans

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adaptations in humans

Post by chloexx » Tue Jun 23, 2009 12:57 pm

What adaptations do humans have so that they can survive in their environment?
i dont know whether to talk about features to do with the anatomy or something else? confusedd :?

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Post by alextemplet » Tue Jun 23, 2009 4:46 pm

You could approach this from a perspective of anatomy, intelligence/mental capability, social behavior, technological capability, etc. What do you need this for? A class or just general knowledge?
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Post by AstusAleator » Wed Jun 24, 2009 12:53 am

What environment????
We create our environment using our brains and opposable thumbs...

Does it maybe mean a more natural environment like what hunter-gatherers would have had to deal with?
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Post by mcar » Sat Jun 27, 2009 6:25 am

Well I see that humans transformed into more influential beings, they learned how to use their environment for their survival.
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Post by MichaelXY » Sat Jun 27, 2009 3:02 pm

What exactly are thumbs opposed too? :D

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Post by AstusAleator » Sat Jun 27, 2009 9:03 pm

The people that rob hitchikers.
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Post by futurezoologist » Sun Jun 28, 2009 1:18 pm

Assuming hunter gatherer:
i would start with our tall uprightness, opposable thumbs, gestation period, brain size, heat adaptations-sweat,lack of hair. Just to start you off.

Presently as Astus said we are changing our environments to suit us instead of the other way around.
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Post by jwalin » Mon Oct 26, 2009 10:57 am

can go on for ever
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Post by Dougalbod » Tue Oct 27, 2009 10:06 pm

futurezoologist wrote:Presently as Astus said we are changing our environments to suit us instead of the other way around.


Most organisms (all organisms?) change their environment - but humans are doing it on a global scale!

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