Others Mundane
Binomen Homo sapiens
Body type Humanoid
Average height Men: 158 to 185.6 cm (5'2" to 6'1")
Women: 142.2 to 171.8 cm (4'8" to 5'7.5")
Sentience Sentient
Sapience Sapient
Aggressivity Varies
Language Over 6,500
Place of origin Earth
Habitat Varies
Diet Omnivorous (some humans are herbivorous by choice)
Locomotion Bipedal
Lifespan 70 years on average (although some have lived up to 122)
Subspecies Homo sapiens idaltu (extinct)
Homo sapiens sapiens (extant)
Status Least Concern
Behind the Scenes
Universe Real

Modern humans (Homo sapiens, primarily ssp. Homo sapiens sapiens) are usually regarded as the only extant members of the hominin clade (or human clade), a branch of the great apes. They are characterized by erect posture and bipedal locomotion, manual dexterity and increased tool use, and a general trend toward larger, more complex brains and societies.


The average human can lift about 150 pounds, though some people have been known to lift over 1000 pounds. Certain people can pull about 400,000 pounds[1]. Humans can run at speeds up to 27 miles per hour, though is has been theorized that humans are physically capable of running at a speed of 40 miles per hour. There are unconfirmed reports of certain humans having unique abilities. Humans can adapt to nearly any situation. When a human reproduces with another species (this can't be done in real life), any weaknesses inherited from the non-human parent are either dulled or eliminated entirely because of this adaptability.

Humans in mythology

Humans are not only a huge part of mythology, they are usually the most important to the development of legends. Also their fear and curiosity about the unknown has been recorded in history. The time when mankind began to draw cave art and also the first written words, human beings started to create deities and also became major gods in some legends.

Fictional Human cultures

  • Atlanteans (Asterix and Obelix All at Sea)
  • Atlanteans (Atlantis: The Lost Empire)
  • Atlanteans (Doctor Who)
  • Atlanteans (Kull of Atlantis)
  • Atlanteans (The Maracot Deep)
  • Gilaks (At the Earth's Core)
  • Humans native to Dominion (Hero Wars)
  • Humans native to Legerdomain (Ben 10)
  • Humans native to Neotellus (Legend of the Cryptids)
  • Infant Islanders (Mothra)
  • Jogos Nhai (A Song of Ice and Fire)
  • Laputans (Gulliver's Travels)
  • Laputans (Laputa: Castle in the Sky)
  • Lengii (A Song of Ice and Fire)
  • Middle-earth Men (The Hobbit)
  • Nipons (The Red Hawk)
  • Odo Islanders (Godzilla)
  • Skull Islanders (King Kong)
  • Summer Islanders (A Song of Ice and Fire)
  • Tcho-Tchos (Cthulhu Mythos)
  • Thousand Islanders (A Song of Ice and Fire)
  • Waziri (The Return of Tarzan)
  • Yahoos (Gulliver's Travels)

Related species

Ice Queen's Species

An unnamed species of humanoid predators from the Pleistocene Epoch that seem to be closely related to Homo erectus. The only known member of this species was the Ice Queen. This species likely went extinct upon her death.


The Xenomorph XX121 is an extraterrestrial species whose life cycle involves an endoparasitoid larval stage that develops within the body of another creature and takes up genetic material from it. The appearance of the adult Xenomorph is host-dependent (among other factors), and generally incorporates from 10 to 15% of its host's genetic structure. Humans are suitable hosts, so every Xenomorph born from a human is technically a human-alien hybrid.

In 2093, an expedition to the Zeta Reticuli System came across the black liquid created by the alien "Engineers". A human named Charles Holloway was infected with it by the android David and later produced a mutated, genetically half-human creature known as the "Trilobite", gestated inside the womb of Holloway's partner, Elizabeth Shaw, before being surgically-removed. The "Trilobite" would grow up to become a giant tentacled creature that implanted an alien embryo into an "Engineer", giving rise to the Xenomorph-like Deacon. About an year later, David successfully combined human biological material (from Elizabeth Shaw), as well as that of the "Engineers" and native life forms of an unnamed planet, mutated by the black liquid, to create a Xenomorph.


An archaic human species/subspecies (Homo neanderthalensis or Homo sapiens neanderthalensis), that lived in Eurasia.


  1. Heaviest aircraft pulled by a man

See also

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