Last Ape Standing: The Seven-Million-Year Story of How and Why We Survived

Last Ape Standing: The Seven-Million-Year Story of How and Why We Survived

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Over the past 150 years scientists have discovered evidence that at least twenty-seven species of humans evolved on planet Earth. These weren't simply variations on apes, but upright-walking humans who lived side by side, competing, cooperating, sometimes even mating with our direct ancestors. Why did the line of ancient humans who eventually evolved into us survive when the others were shown the evolutionary door?

Chip Walter draws on new scientific discoveries… (more)

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Walter never explains precisely why our species stands alone, but few readers will complain at the end of this engrossing, up-to-date account of human evolution.

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Publisher: Walker Books (January 29, 2013)

Format: EPUB

File size: 18.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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