Before We Ruled the Earth: Mastering the Beasts (2003)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - World History, Animals  |   Run Time - 49 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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The Discovery Channel presents Before We Ruled the Earth: Mastering the Beasts. This historical nature program uses reenactments and computer animation to portray the earliest known humans. Watch the progress of human evolution from homo erectus to the Cro-Magnons, presented along with timelines, archaeological information, and fossil records. This episode shows how inventions like the spear and needle were integral parts of the early human's gradual dominance over animals.

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archaeology, evolution, fossil, human-origins, hunter-gatherer, intelligence [knowledge], man-vs-animal, prehistoric-animal, re-enactment