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Homo habilis



A primitive man of the genus Homo regarded as an ancestor of modern humans. The species is thought to exist between 1.5 and 2.0 million years ago, utilized stone tools, about 5 feet tall, with average brain size (500-800 cc), and distinct bulge of Broca's area that indicates possible primitive speech.


The first remains of the species were unearthed at Olduvai George in Tanzania in 1959 and 1960.

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