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How old is the oldest fossil evidence for the genus homo?

2.3 million years old

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How old are the earliest known specimens of Homo erectus?

200,000 years old

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How does the skull of Homo erectus compare to that of modern humans?

Homo erectus and the modern humans have similarities in brain size and aspects of the post cranial skeleton.

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The first use of fire is associated with what species?

Homo erectus