Museum Exhibits: Homo Sapiens Neanderthalensis

by: Lynzie Eggers

Homo Sapiens Neanderthalensis nickname is wise man. Wise man walked up straight but was shorter and stockier than modern humans, he was also much more stronger.Wise man had a larger brain and facial hair. He lived 200,000 to 28,000 years ago.

Neanderthals used rocks to make tools with, which they used their intelligence to become skilled toolmakers. They learned how to make sharp thin blades by breaking off the top of a rock. Spears, help them kill food to eat too, which also took a rock to make the sharp point.

Neanderthals cared for each other which which means that the neanderthals lived as a community, this is what the scientist indicated. For example, they would have been able to learn from the older members of the group. These capabilities would have given them benefits in surviving.

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