Homo habilis
lived: 2.5 to 1.8 million years ago

brain size: 580 - 752 cubic centimeters

intelligence: made stone tools, had some form of language

largest group size: 90 (estimate)

other: Homo habilis is the first in the genus homo. Its most prominent characteristic is a brain size almost twice as large as its ancestor Australopithecus.


Ardipithecus | Australopithecus | Homo habilis | Homo erectus | Neandertals | Modern Humans


by Robin Stewart