At the beginning of the Paleolithic, hominins were found primarily in eastern Africa, east of the Great Rift Valley.
They lived in natural made caves, huts, and tents, which were made out of animal skin or thatched leaves.
They ate whatever they could find, from grubs to nettles to armadillos
In the earliest times, most used mud or ochre coating. As times changed, they began to use the skins of the animals they hunted to dress and protect themselves from the cold.
They lived a nomadic lifestyle in small groups and their survival depended on heavily on their environment and climate.
Stone tools were used for everything from farming to killing animals. It was very useful and important to these people. Fire provided warmth and light and kept wild animals away at night. Fire was useful in hunting.