How Hands Made Us HumanGallery Talks & Tours
Friday, February 23, 2024, 11am – 1pm EST
Learn about how primate hands have helped them evolve many ways to move through the world, from swinging under tree branches to walking on their knuckles to running on two feet. Explore how humans evolved hands specialized for making and using a variety of tools and how our hand anatomy impacts what we can do in our daily lives.
Presented by: Laura E. Hunter, PhD candidate at the University of Chicago and pre-doctoral fellow at NMNH.
Free and open to the public
1st Floor, Hall of Human Origins
Natural History Museum