A compendium of hominid branches and their evolution:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sn/prehistoric_life/human/species/

Cavemen facts

Click on a skull for handy fact pages about hominids featured in the series Walking with Cavemen (2003). Photos and facts are from the programmes unless stated otherwise.



Australopithecus afarensis



Gigantopithecus blacki



Homo ergaster (erectus)



Homo
habilis



Homo heidelbergensis



Homo neanderthalensis



Homo rudolfensis



Homo
sapiens



Paranthropus boisei