NOVA : In Search of Human Origins (1994)

Genres - Science & Technology  |   Sub-Genres - Biological Sciences  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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Synopsis by Betsy Boyd

Nova: In Search of Human Origins -- Surviving in Africa is part of the three-tape series, which tells the story of the evolutionary past of humanity, from the issue of sexual politics to the birth of technology. This tape takes viewers to Africa for investigation of human history. The program discusses various theories as to how early human ancestors survived, shows the value of Louis and Mary Leakey's discovery at Olduvai Gorge, and questions the importance of hunting to early hominid development.

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anthropology, evolution, experiment, human, survivor