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The pattern of hominin evolution. First and last appearance ages of recognized hominin taxa provide chronological ranges. The colour coding indicates major groupings that represent adaptive shifts discussed in the text. Red bars, earliest hominins; blue bars, australopithecines and allies; orange bars, smaller-brained Homo; green bars, larger-brained Homo.

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