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Becoming Human Part 2

Season 36 Episode 14 | 51m 27s

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NOVA investigates the first skeleton that really looks like us–"Turkana Boy"–an astonishingly complete specimen of Homo erectus found by the famous Leakey team in Kenya. These early humans are thought to have developed key innovations that helped them thrive, including hunting large prey, the use of fire, and extensive social bonds.

Aired: 11/09/09 | Expired: 12/31/15 | Rating: TV-PG

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