Rabu, November 30, 2005

This day in history - Nov 30, 2005 - Skeleton of "Lucy" Discovered (1974)

"Lucy," a 3.18 million year old female hominid of the species Australopithecus afarensis, was discovered by scientists in Ethiopia and named after a Beatles song. An unprecedented 40% intact, Lucy was the first fossil hominid to really capture public notice, nearly becoming a household name at the time.

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