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First reconstruction of Neanderthal man
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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:Vegetables, Fruit, Fish
Predators:
Other animals that hunt and eat the animal
Bears, Lion, Tiger
Special Features:Walk on two feet and intelligent communications

Neanderthal Location

Map of Neanderthal Locations

Neanderthal

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.

Neanderthal Comments

Anonymous
"That's very strange"
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"
Alexis
"Ewww!!!! Its like a Big Foot"
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First Published: 10th November 2008, Last Updated: 16th December 2016 [View Sources]

Sources:
1. David Burnie, Dorling Kindersley (2008) Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Animals [Accessed at: 10 Nov 2008]
2. David Burnie, Kingfisher (2011) The Kingfisher Animal Encyclopedia [Accessed at: 01 Jan 2011]
3. David W. Macdonald, Oxford University Press (2010) The Encyclopedia Of Mammals [Accessed at: 01 Jan 2010]
4. Dorling Kindersley (2006) Dorling Kindersley Encyclopedia Of Animals [Accessed at: 10 Nov 2008]
5. Richard Mackay, University of California Press (2009) The Atlas Of Endangered Species [Accessed at: 01 Jan 2009]
6. Tom Jackson, Lorenz Books (2007) The World Encyclopedia Of Animals [Accessed at: 10 Nov 2008]

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