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Lucy (Australopithecus) - Wikipedia

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Lucy is the common name of AL 288-1, several hundred pieces of bone fossils representing 40 percent of the skeleton of a female of the hominin species Australopithecus afarensis.

Lucy's Story | Institute of Human Origins

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Lucy was found by Donald Johanson and Tom Gray on the November 24, 1974, ... to a single, sexually dimorphic species known as Australopithecus afarensis.

Australopithecus afarensis | The Smithsonian Institution's Human ...

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Australopithecus afarensis. Nickname: Lucy's species. Where Lived: Eastern Africa (Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania). When Lived: Between about 3.85 and 2.95 ...

What Was "Lucy"? Fast Facts on an Early Human Ancestor

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Sep 20, 2006 ... Perhaps the world's most famous early human ancestor, the 3.2-million-year-old ape "Lucy" was the first Australopithecus afarensis skeleton ...

Famed “Lucy” Fossils Discovered in Ethiopia, 40 Years Ago - History ...

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Nov 24, 2014 ... Nicknamed “Lucy,” the mysterious skeleton was eventually classified as a 3.2 million-year-old “Australopithecus afarensis”—one of ...

"Lucy's Baby" -- World's Oldest Child -- Found by Fossil Hunters

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Sep 20, 2006 ... The skeleton, belonging to the primitive human species Australopithecus afarensis, is remarkable for its age and completeness, even for a ...

Lucy the Australopithecus, one of our oldest-found human ancestor ...

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Aug 29, 2016 ... Their work supports the case that Lucy's species, Australopithecus afarensis, was arboreal (lived in trees) as well as terrestrial (land-dwelling).

Australopithecus afarensis - Australian Museum

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Oct 30, 2015 ... A new species name, Australopithecus afarensis, was therefore created for ... ' Lucy'AL 288-1 – a partial skeleton discovered in 1974 by Donald ...

New species of early human discovered near fossil of 'Lucy' : Nature ...

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May 27, 2015 ... Australopithecus deyiremeda lived about 3.4 million years ago in northern ... as Lucy's kind, Australopithecus afarensis, but is a distinct species.

Lucy, our Australopithecus afarensis ancestor, died by falling out of ...

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Aug 29, 2016 ... Lucy was a tiny—just three and a half feet tall and about 60 pounds. When she lived 3.2 million years ago in Ethiopia, she likely spent her days ...

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Who is Lucy the Australopithecus? Five facts you probably didn't ...

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Nov 23, 2015 ... 'Lucy' is a collection of fossilised bones that once made up the skeleton of a hominid from the Australopithecus afarensis species. She lived in ...

How did Lucy, our early human ancestor, die? - CNN.com

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Aug 30, 2016 ... ... stream bed? Lucy just might be considered one of the oldest cold cases. ... A sculptor's rendering of the hominid Australopithecus afarensis.

BBC - Earth - The 'Lucy' fossil rewrote the story of humanity

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Nov 27, 2014 ... Might Lucy be our direct ancestor, a missing gap in the human family tree? ... She belonged to a new species called Australopithecus afarensis, ...