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Peking man:

see Homo erectusHomo erectus
, extinct hominin living between 1.6 million and 250,000 years ago, possibly as late as c.110,000 years ago. Homo erectus is thought to have evolved in Africa from H. habilis, the first member of the genus Homo. African forms of H.
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Peking man

[′pē‚kiŋ ′man]
(paleontology)
Sinanthropus pekinensis. An extinct human type; the braincase was thick, with a massive basal and occipital torus structure and heavy browridges.
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Later discoveries showed that Peking man was very similar to Java man, which Dubois had discovered (see 1890).
The protective excavation of the No.1 site at the Zhoukoudian Peking Man Site was launched on May 16.
The archaeologists said the tools dated back to the early Paleolithic period, when early humans such as Peking Man lived in caves.
There are only a few remains of human dwelling structures from the Early Paleolithic period in the world, as early humans such as the Peking Man lived in caves.
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Shen returns to China to participate in an excavation at the famous Peking Man site at Zhoukoudian, near Beijing.
Washington, August 12 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has come across evidence which proves that the "Peking Man" was able to use fire roughly 200-000 to 500,000 years ago.
Researchers said the newest finding is one of only a few remains of buildings from the Early Paleolithic period, as early humans such as the Peking Man lived in caves.
Chen Shen is following in the footsteps of Toronto researcher Davidson Black, discoverer of the famed Peking Man fossils in China.
New Delhi, June 25 (ANI): Reports indicate that reinforcement has begun at the Peking Man site in China to prevent one of its walls from collapsing.
THE JESUIT AND THE SKULL: Teilhard de Chardin, Evolution, and the Search for Peking Man AMIR D, ACZEL
Chen Shen is part of a team re-excavating the famed Zoukoudian Cave site in China, where in the 1920s the first skull of Peking Man was found.