Homo heidelbergensis – also Homo rhodesiensis – is an extinct species of the genus Homo that lived in Africa, Europe and western Asia between and years ago. Homo sapiens are most likely descended from heidelbergensis.
Homo heidelbergensis: Se trata de individuos muy altos (1,80 m) y fuertes (llegarían a 100 kg), de grandes cráneos (casi 1.400 cm3) todavía muy aplanados, con mandíbulas salientes y gran abertura nasal. Especie intermedia entre el Homo antecessor y el hombre de Neandertal. Datan entre 500.000 y 250.000 años.
Homo Heidelbergensis vs Neanderthal Vs Cro Magnon - I like how they present our ancestors and human contemporaries as less hairy and more dignified, but I feel disturbed by how hot that Cro-magnon is, he's a babe
Homo heidelbergensis lived around to years ago. They were distinctly human in physique and behaviour and evidence suggests these ancient people were accomplished tool makers and could skillfully butcher large animals.