CHAPTER 7

Or CHAPTER 107: THE LAST FEW TEN-MILLION YEARS (3 – 30 MYA)

At 4,000 feet, a ten-million-year hourglass would tower over the world’s tallest waterfalls.  Compare to the 100-foot trees.  Within the last ten million years, our ancestors occupied sparsely wooded landscapes near lakes and rivers. Image attributions below.

I.  Introduction

II.  The Neogene Period: A Newborn World

III.  Fossil Apes

IV.  Hominins

V.  Our Ape Nature

VI.  Summary

VII.  Human Ancestor Gallery

VIII.  Chapter 7 Margin Notes (Blog Posts)

Waterfall image: Creazilla open-source license, https://creazilla.com/nodes/77331-waterfall-clipart (accessed 11/22/20).

 Hourglass image:  https://www.uokpl.rs/rsmax/hTxxJhR/ (accessed, saved, and archived 9/20/20).

Bikini image: OpenClipart-Vectors, Pixabay license, https://pixabay.com/vectors/bikini-swimming-suit-clothing-swim-145080/ (accessed 11/22/20). 

Tree image: by diamonjohn, public domain, Tree with Green Leaves clipart. Free download transparent .PNG | Creazilla (accessed 11/22/20). 

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