Australopithecus afarensis

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fossils found in Ethiopia

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Caption: Same time, same place Australopithecus deyiremeda is one of several hominid species that may have lived in East and Central Africa at the same time as Lucy's species, A.
For the first time, Midwestern University Professor David Green and Curator of Anthropology at the California Academy of Sciences, Zeresenay Alemseged, have thoroughly examined the two complete shoulder blades of the fossil "Selam," an exceptionally well-preserved skeleton of an A.
The analysis of the shape and function of the bones revealed that A.
At the same time, most researchers agree that many traits of the A.
4-million-year-old hominid foot in Ethiopia that, unlike that of A.
If Green and Alemseged show in future work that the Dikika child's leg and foot worked in concert with her shoulder to promote climbing, Haile-Selassie says, "then they may very well have a species different from A.
News of arched feet in these hominids follows a report that a recently discovered A.
There were far too many highly detailed adaptations in every part of the A.
Jungers also doubts Lovejoy and Haile-Selassie's assertion that a humanlike gait had evolved in A.
Unearthed in November 1973, a year before Lucy's discovery, this fossilized knee joint established A.
Found in 1974 by Donald Johanson, one of Lucy's discoverers, this upper jaw shows that A.
2-million-year-old partial skeleton of an adult female A.
They themselves had unabashedly dismissed other researchers' earlier work that depicted A.
The size gap between genders closed for Lucy's kind when Reno's team used new statistical methods to estimate body proportions and identify sexes using fossils from more than 20 A.
anamensis lived just prior to 4 million years ago; A.