This historical series on the evolution of man answers fundamental questions. Who were our ancestors? When was the first walk of the earth? Why does man survive when other species become extinct? These questions have inspired scientists over time to assemble the fragmentary clues early humans left behind.
This direct history and the participation of their detective work in search of the truth about our evolution takes us through the ups and downs in the epic journey to the truth about our common past, and discovered that our ancestors were, in many ways, people like us. At the heart of this series are impressive dramatic recreations bring into focus the lives of early humans.
Contact – for 200. Neanderthals lived 000 years in Europe without question, without changing your lifestyle. However, 30,000 years ago climate upheaval and the arrival of modern humans from eastern forced to adapt or die. This final program in the evolution of the series explores the similarities between Neanderthals and modern humans, and from recent archaeological findings, re-creates the moment when the two species of convergence in Europe.
First Born – The discovery of the skeleton of a child on the edge of the Kalahari desert gave rise to the theory of a kind that stretched across the boundary between humans and apes. Do these australopithecines or upright monkeys flourish because of the abandonment of vegetarianism?
Body – The discovery in the eighties of a skeleton was nicknamed Chico Nariokotome confirmed that “ape-man” lived about one and half million years in a body that was almost human, but with a small brain and the nature of a wild animal. This episode examines how the notion of a last missing link from theory to reality.
Love – Archaeological discoveries have revealed that Europe was settled and found a turning point in our evolution, where human feelings of friendship, trust and love came into being.
Exodus – “The discovery of bones, tools and artifacts in two archaeological sites on the southern coast of Africa have helped scientists to estimate that people indistinguishable from modern human species (Homo sapiens) first appeared in Africa about 150,000 years. This program explains why these first Africans Beach residents left their homeland to colonize other continents.
Human – has long been thought that the ice in the Age cave paintings could provide a window into our past, but its meaning remains a mystery. Now, thanks to the investigation of the hallucination, the dances of the Bushmen of Namibia and South African rock art, experts are beginning to decipher these stunning images.