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Origins of human throwing unlocked

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Early humans evolved to throw about two millions years ago, according to new research.

Anatomy changes found in the extinct species Homo erectus allowed this ability to evolve.

The ability to throw at very high speeds is unique to humans. We can throw much faster than our closest living relative - the chimpanzee - which can only reach speeds of 20mph compared to 90mph that many professional athletes can reach.

http://www.bbc.co.uk...onment-23061016

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I wonder if it developed from the simian habit of flinging poo...

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