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apeman

any of various extinct apelike primates thought to have been the forerunners, or closely related to the forerunners, of modern man
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Australopithecenes have been dubbed 'apemen' because they were hairy, short, small-brained and big- toothed, but walked on two legs.
With a redneck (Danny McBride) in tow, they find themselves zapped to a mysterious land where dinosaurs, apemen and giant bugs roam.
A CACHE of fossils found in an Ethiopian desert are to provide the missing link between 3.5 million-year-old apemen and earlier human ancestors.
Professor Robert Winston (pictured) is our over-the-topguide as we travel back more than three million years to see how apemen evolved into modern humans.
Dr Compton, at Liverpool University's department for human anatomy and cell biology, has been helping researchers work out exactly how the first apemen walked.
Our free DVD contains the first full episode of Walking With Cavemen, taking you back 3.5million years when the afarensis apemen roamed the land.
Despite a number of theories, scientists have never explained why prehistoric apemen adapted to standing upright.
Then it emerged that some would wear special suits which recreated the muscles and body hair of the early neanderthals, while those playing more sophisticated apemen (they eat at The Ivy, darling) would run around in their birthday suits.
Cryptozoologist Andrew Sanderson has taken plaster casts of a footprint which, he says, proves that a race of apemen is still alive in remote parts of the world.
UNFIT, round-shouldered males could soon look like modern-day apemen unless they wise up to a healthier lifestyle, research shows.