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Homo Sapiens and Collective Learning

Hominid species (cast), Olduvai Gorge - Springfield Science Museum - Springfield, MA - DSC03365

By Daderot (Daderot) [CC0 or CC0], via Wikimedia Commons

Threshold 6 looks at our early human ancestors and what made them unique.

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