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The Times and Climes of <i>Homo erectus</i>

Noel T. Boaz and Russell L. Ciochon

in Dragon Bone Hill

Published in print April 2004 | ISBN: 9780195152913
Published online September 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780199790036 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152913.003.0006
 The Times and Climes of Homo erectus

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This chapter examines the conditions under which Homo erectus lived. Related topics discussed include dating the fossils at Longgushan, paleoclimatic data from the Longgushan cave, Homo erectus' camping in the open, dietary behavior, and ecological relationships between Homo erectus and other animals.

Keywords: Homo erectus; behaviour; adaptation; hominid; Longgushan; fossils

Chapter.  5505 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Evolutionary Biology

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