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Early Hominids Slept in Trees by Faith Shearin | Tuesday, March 29, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

March 29th, 2016

Episode 538 of 751 episodes

This was before they slipped into caves and painted the drama of the hunt, before their stone tools and splendid fires, when early hominids filled the trees like night. They climbed a ladder of branches into evening where they arranged themselves beneath the applause of leaves. There were wind storms and lightning and somehow babies... Read more »

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