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Modern human being

A bipedal primate of the subspecies group Homo sapiens sapiens.
Modern human beings are the only remaining extant species of the genus Homo. They are identified by the highly developed brain and cranial capacity of 1,000–1,850 cc. Compared with their predecessors, they show higher degree of sapience and skills in abstract reasoning, speak a more complex language, self-aware, capable of problem solving, and display behavioral modernity. They are bipedal and skillful in handling and manipulating objects with their hands. They are also identified as social animals capable of showing sympathy with other beings, and practicing (inherent) social values and ethics.
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