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The Google Doodle for Today- Lucy

It’s actually yesterday’s google doodle. :D

This Google Doodle celebrates the 41st anniversary of the discovery of Lucy. Lucy is the first nearly completed skeleton of an Australopithecus afarensis. 119 kata lagi


Lucy's 9 vertebrae are actually 8

As Google reminded us, today is 41st anniversary of the finding of Lucy, the first discovered member of the species Australopithecus afarensis. Lucy lived in Ethiopia about 3.2 million years ago and the most extraordinary fact about her is that her fossil represents the first evidence of bipedalism in a hominin (we are also hominins). 449 kata lagi


Australopithe-what? 10 Facts about "Lucy"and the Australopithecus Afarensis

In honour of today marking the 41st anniversary of the discovery of “Lucy” here are ten facts about the early human species- Australopithecus Afarensis.

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Gracile & robust Australopithecus

Last week, I introduced my Human Evolution students to the “robust” australopithecines. It was a very delicate time, when we had to have a grown up, mature conversation about adult things. 623 kata lagi


Australopithecus Afarensis

Your bones laid buried;

Years measured in the millions

Left you hidden, protected you

From vain and repetitious history,

Your secrets guarded silently

Lest digging hands describe you, 58 kata lagi


Cleveland Museum of Natural History: Australopithecus deyiremeda

“An international team of scientists, led by Curator of Physical Anthropology Dr. Yohannes Haile-Selassie, has discovered a 3.3 to 3.5 million-year-old new human ancestor species. Upper and lower jaw fossils recovered from the Woranso-Mille area of the Afar region of Ethiopia have been assigned to the new species… 48 kata lagi


Say Hello to Australopithecus deyiremeda, A Newly Discovered 3.4 Million Year Old Hominid

A study published in Nature today announces the 2011 discovery of Australopithecus deyiremeda a hominid that lived between 3.3 and 3.5 million years ago. The species is represented by a maxilla, mandible and dentition found in the Woranso-Mille area of the Afar region of Ethiopia about 22 miles from the spot where the remains of… 211 kata lagi