Our ancient relative Lucy spent more time in trees than previously thought

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 20:01 in Paleontology & Archaeology

Lucy climbed trees, walked with a wobbly gait and had stronger muscles than humans, according to a new analysis of our ancient ancestor’s fossilized remains. The work, published Wednesday in PLOS One, is the first to mine the internal bone structure of the world’s most famous Australopithecus afarensis for...

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