Earth’s Early Steps in Evolution

I’ve always. Been fascinated in this history.

Genesis our Evolution

Australopithecus Afarensis - flickriver Australopithecus Afarensis

Some 3.5 million years ago, what happened that day, would not be witnessed by human beings, for their day had not come, they did not exist.

A dark brown head with small eyes looked from side to side in a cautionary movement, not wanting to be prey for some hunter animal.  This new animal to the food chain, with its flat-topped head, low forehead with a pronounced ridge running above its eyes, with a flattish styled nose, appeared different, no dangling arms existed.

As it slowly advanced through the long grass, satisfied no danger was obvious, it rose up, walking on two legs, not the customary four.  The creature, the animal was the next step in the evolution of mankind was female and belonged to the Australopithecus Afarensis group of mammals, the first known creature to be bipedal (walk on two legs).

These Australopithecines shared many…

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