Where does the term Homo sapiens come from?

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Homo sapiens is the species name designating modern humans and comes from Latin. Homo = man, sapiens = wise or knowledgeable.
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What are Homo sapiens?

Homo sapiens are human beings. They are a species of primate thathas 2 subspecies, Homo sapiens neanderthal (extinct) and Homosapiens sapiens (us!). The Neanderthals lived ove

Homo sapien sapiens or Homo sapiens sapiens?

It depends on whether you think Neandertals and modern humans were members of the same species, in which case it would be: Homo sapiens sapiens and Homo sapiens neanderthal

How did homo sapien come to north America?

Honestly, no one knows. There are several competing theories, and it is possible that each is correct to some degree. We suspect that about 30,000 years ago, groups crossed B

Where did homo sapiens come from?

The current best theory of the origins of modern man point to western Africa as the place where first animals that can be called Homo Sapiens appeared. The earliest fossil t

What continent did homo sapiens come from?

Africa is the original birthplace of Homo sapiens. It has been proved that the human race originated in Africa. A good short reference about the subject is "The Journey of Man

What did homo sapiens sapiens mean?

Translated literally from the latin it meant "man wise wise" or wise wise man and it means man who knows - and knows that he knows - ie he has a sense of his own being. It is

Did homo sapien sapiens have a language?

I believe that you're talking about the early humans... because we're Homo sapiens. I don't think they did, but they may have had some sort of body language or starting to mak