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Lucy (Australopithecus)

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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 ...

Video: Who is Lucy the Australopithecus and why was Obama ...

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Nov 24, 2015 ... Lucy's species, known as Australopithecus afarensis, is believed to have lived between 3 million and 4 million years ago, and is the closest ...

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, ...

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 ...

Lucy the Hominid - Crystalinks

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Lucy the Hominid. Australopithecus afarensis is a hominid which lived between 3.9 to 3 million years ago belonging to the genus Australopithecus, of which the ...

How Lucy the Australopithecus Changed the Way We Understand ...

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Nov 24, 2015 ... The species Australopithecus africanus (“the southern ape of Africa”) was first classified based on a skull found in 1924, which seemed to have ...

Bringing Lucy to Life | Answers in Genesis

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Jan 1, 2013 ... At least, that's how artists present Lucy in secular museums. ... fossils ever discovered—Australopithecus afarensis, commonly known as “Lucy.

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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 ...

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 ...

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.