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Homo sapiens Introduction The discussion of our species, Homo sapiens, is probably the most difficult to put together. Whereas in the previous species have been introduced with historical background and a discussion of the early, most important finds, and the individuals responsible for the species designation, this introduction will focus on some of the theory implicit in the discussion of the origin and spread of H. sapiens. Most researchers currently accept the statement that “modern” humans can be considered to date to approximately 200–250 kyr.