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Where did human life begin?

Postby TheVirus » Thu Nov 19, 2009 11:57 pm

Hey, is it true that the first human beings were from africa, and then spread to the other continents, or from siberia, or that they appeared individually in each continent? Do u know how the first human beings were like (appearance, intelligence, etc)?
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Postby JackBean » Fri Nov 20, 2009 3:42 am

from Siberia? What would they do in there? Don't you think native Americans?

The very first people are from apes in Afrika, so they seemed pretty much similar ;) I'm sure, Wiki will be much helpfull ;)
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Postby TheVirus » Fri Nov 20, 2009 9:01 pm

Oh, and you've got any idea how they might have got from Africa to the other continents?
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Postby canalon » Sat Nov 21, 2009 1:35 am

TheVirus wrote:Oh, and you've got any idea how they might have got from Africa to the other continents?

Air Afrique has a very complete coverage of the African continent... But my guess would however be: walking. It is slow, but it is not as if there was much choice. Exploration in comfortable RangeRover will not happen before 10 000 years.
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Postby JackBean » Sat Nov 21, 2009 2:21 am

canalon wrote:
TheVirus wrote:Oh, and you've got any idea how they might have got from Africa to the other continents?

Air Afrique has a very complete coverage of the African continent... But my guess would however be: walking. It is slow, but it is not as if there was much choice. Exploration in comfortable RangeRover will not happen before 10 000 years.

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

(and also swimming on some basic ships, but that probably a little later than 10k years ago;) :-D)
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Postby TheVirus » Sat Nov 28, 2009 2:28 am

Can you cross the atlantic on a wood canoe?
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Postby canalon » Sat Nov 28, 2009 4:07 am

Why would you need to do that?
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Postby TheVirus » Sat Nov 28, 2009 6:05 pm

I'm just curious. Is it possible?
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Postby JackBean » Sun Nov 29, 2009 2:30 am

Not really canoe, but on some little bigger ships yes.
Vikings, Americans, people in Oceania (southeast Asia and Australia)
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Postby jwalin » Sun Nov 29, 2009 3:11 am

JackBean wrote:
canalon wrote:
TheVirus wrote:Oh, and you've got any idea how they might have got from Africa to the other continents?

Air Afrique has a very complete coverage of the African continent... But my guess would however be: walking. It is slow, but it is not as if there was much choice. Exploration in comfortable RangeRover will not happen before 10 000 years.

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

(and also swimming on some basic ships, but that probably a little later than 10k years ago;) :-D)

:lol: :lol: :lol:

and then flying a lot later :lol: :lol:

did the evolution start in africa?

i always thought it was either in egypt or india
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Postby JackBean » Mon Nov 30, 2009 2:39 am

evolution started in some pre-ocean. The humans arised in Africa and first civilisations appeared by big rivers like Nill, Euphrat and Tigris, in India and China...
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Re: Where did human life begin?

Postby amdby » Sat Feb 23, 2013 11:25 am

it began in eritrea/djibouti in east africa. the channel across the red sea to asia is narrow here and this is how we spread. from there most parts of the globe are accessible.
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