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Neanderthal


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First reconstruction of Neanderthal man
The Neanderthal is an old world, modern primate that is now extinct. It is thought that the Neanderthal roamed the lands of Asia and Europe for around 100,000 years.

The Neanderthal traits are no longer found in humans, the last known being 24,000 years ago in Portugal. However, extensive research has shown the similarities between Neanderthal and human.

The Neanderthal cranial capacity was much bigger than modern humans, judging by the size skulls found from the Neanderthal era. This indicates that the Neanderthal had a possible larger brain size. The Neanderthal is known to be smaller than modern humans and only got to around 40 years old at most.


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God

"sorry guys.... 4.5 billion years old is correct but pretend like Moses heard me wrong..."

Anonymous

"Daniel the bible is guesses I hope but the world is 4.54billion years old"

dawson

"100,000 years ago???????? the world isn't that old"

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Neanderthal Facts

Kingdom:
Five groups that classify all living things...
Animalia
Phylum:
A group of animals within the animal kingdom...
Chordata
Class:
A group of animals within a pylum...
Mammalia
Order:
A group of animals within a class...
Primates
Family:
A group of animals within an order...
Hominidae
Genus:
A group of animals within a family...
Homo
Scientific Name:
Comprised of the genus followed by the species...
Homo Sapiens Neanderthalensis
Type:
The animal group that the species belongs to...
Mammal
Diet:
What kind of foods the animal eats...
Omnivore
Size:
How long (L) or tall (H) the animal is...
152-167cm (60-66in)
Weight:
The measurement of how heavy the animal is...
60-70kg (132-154lb)
Top Speed:
The fastest recorded speed of the animal...
8km/h (5mph)
Life Span:
How long the animal lives for...
35-50 years
Lifestyle:
Whether the animal is solitary or sociable...
Group
Conservation Status:
The likelihood of the animal becoming extinct...
Extinct
Colour:
The colour of the animal's coat or markings...
Brown, Tan, Black, White, Olive
Skin Type:
The protective layer of the animal...
Smooth
Favourite Food:Vegetables
Habitat:
The specific area where the animal lives...
Worldwide based near rivers
Average Litter Size:
The average number of babies born at once...
1
Main Prey:
The food that the animal gains energy from...
Vegetables, Fruit, Fish
Predators:
Other animals that hunt and eat the animal...
Bears, Lion, Tiger
Special Features:Walk on two feet and intelligent communications

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