Museum Exhibit: Homo Erectus
DISCOVERY OF HOMO ERECTUS:
Homo Erectus is also called upright man. he was discovered by Eugene Dupua and he was discovered in Java off of Asia. he lived 1.8 million to 200,000 years ago.
he was taller and thinner than earlier hominids. he also had strong bones and a thick skull. his forehead is round and smooth but his jaw stuck out of his head. he is more human like and he has bigger brains.
TOOLS AND FOOD:
Homo Erectus or upright man, made tools like handy man's, but he made better tools like the axe. upright man ate meat like deer, elephant, and goats.
he built huts to live and slept on animal skins. he lived in colder areas so he kept a fire burning to cook and stay warm.