Hominid Skull Analysis For this lab you will be analyzing the various Hominid/Primate skulls to gain a better understanding of the various anatomical adaptations that have been acquired by hominids over time.
Pan troglodytes (Chimpanzee) Modern
Gorilla gorilla (Gorilla) Modern
Homo sapiens (Human) Modern
Homo neanderthalensis (Neandertal man) 120,000-30,000 years ago
Homo erectus (Upright man) 2.0 million years ago
Australopithecus boisei 2.3-1.2 million years ago
Australopithecus afarensis (“Lucy”) 4.0 million years ago
Measurements:Complete the following measurements for each group (A-C).
ALWAYS MEASURE IN MILLIMETERS [mm] and round off to whole numbers.