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Human Origins: How Hominids Evolved (Infographic)

Diagram shows evolution of hominid species.

Humans are just the latest in a long line of hominid species that have emerged in the past six million years. (Image credit: by Ross Toro, Infographics Artist)
Ross Toro is a contributing infographic artist for Live Science. He specializes in explanatory graphics that deal with science topics. Ross is a former art director of the Los Angeles Times, Associated Press and United Press International. He teaches Filipino martial arts when not dabbling in cartoons and animation.