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Post by amar_sh143 on Fri Nov 23, 2012 10:14 pm

Mammals originated in the triassic period which is the period of the origin of the dinosaurs also. T. H. Huxley in 1863 made a scientific attempt to the problem of the man's origin in his book Man's place in nature.
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Post by amar_sh143 on Fri Nov 23, 2012 10:17 pm

Charles Darwin in 1871 published his ideas about the man's ancestry in his book "descent of man". Linnaeus gave scientific name "Homo sapiens" to the man which means man who is wise.
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Post by amar_sh143 on Fri Nov 23, 2012 10:19 pm

Human belong to the family Hominidae in which Homo sapiens is the only living species. The oldest fossil of man was discovered from Africa.
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Post by amar_sh143 on Fri Nov 23, 2012 10:21 pm

Holocence epoch is considered as the age of man. The present era cenozoic era is the era of human dominancy.
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Re: Human evolution

Post by sujin007 on Sun Dec 02, 2012 12:49 pm

Yes I have some idea on that book thought I have not read it.. He used to be quite a popular scientist.. Well thank you so much for sharing that thread with us in this forum..
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