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Homo erectus Learning to Utilize Natural Fire - Jay Matternes

Homo erectus Learning to Utilize Natural Fire - Jay Matternes

Surge el descubrimiento del fuego. Nos aporta calor en invierno, luz para la oscuridad y seguridad ante los enemigos. Vivimos más por que la vida en familia y la comida cocinada al fuego nos aporta más nutrientes.

Early humans probably ”captured" fire from naturally occurring phenomena (such as savanna fires set off by lightning strikes) and learned to control its use for a variety of purposes. Only later did they learn the skill of manufacturing fire on demand.

2- Cuando en la prehistoria se descubre el fuego, se empiezan a cocinar y ahumar los alimentos, forjando los orígenes de la actal cocina.

Neanderthal Clan in their cave by José Emilio Toro Pareja

Spearing fish was a technique requiring high skill, but choosing a spot carefully, for example, at a narrow point where the river funnels a fish into a small area, would improve chances of success.

The Palaeolithic Period, or Old Stone Age, describes the time between the first use of simple tools by early humans (about million years ago) to the start.

An artist's impression of Happisburgh, Norfolk, when scientists believe it was occupied by an ancient race of humans - who could have been the Homo antecessor or Homo erectus species

800,000-year-old footprint of early humans found in Norfolk

de economie van de jagers en verzamelaars. Ze jagen op bizons, vissen en allerlei andere dieren. Voor de vacht, het vlees en de botten. Hier jagen ze op bizons met speren.

de economie van de jagers en verzamelaars. Ze jagen op bizons, vissen en allerlei andere dieren. Voor de vacht, het vlees en de botten. Hier jagen ze op bizons met speren.

Neanderthal and modern humans, Homo sapiens lived alongside one another for 10,000 to 15,000 years.

Neanderthal and modern humans, Homo sapiens lived alongside one another for…

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