Species Shorts: Welcome to the Tribe

Date: 4/13/2020
Time: 1:30 PM
Duration: 15 minutes
Presenter(s): Lindsay Barone
Audience: General Audience
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Activity description:

You are the product of billions of years of evolutionary change! Approximately 10 million years ago, our ancient ancestors split from the ancestors of modern chimpanzees. This led to the evolution of many different species in the hominin lineage. Ultimately, one species was left standing: Homo sapiens! Join anthropologist Lindsay Barone to explore the hominins one-by-one in the DNALC Live series Species Shorts.

In Episode 1, you will:

• Be introduced to our closest ancestors
• Learn how modern humans are classified
• Explore what defines a hominin