My Expats World | Climate change and laziness killed our genetic ancestors

Genetic Ancestors

What did affect their fate?

The latest archeological study at the Australian National University revealed that Homo erectus (“upright human”) might die because of being too chill. T he lead researcher, Dr. Ceri Shipton,  

claims that their laziness is revealed by the way these archaic humans made their tools.

Dr. Shipton and his team were exploring some territory in Saudi Arabia, where they were focusing on stone axes made by Homo erectus. Interestingly, the excavation site proved that our genetic ancestors were  simply choosing something that was lying nearby their camp  instead of going further away to pick some better-quality rocks for their tools.

Their carefree perspective didn’t help them to survive during the climate change. When the rivers in the...

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