One very old little girl

by Liza on Sep. 20th, 2006

Anthropologists have found the partially intact, 3.3-million-year-old skeleton of a 3-year-old Australopithecus afarensis, the ape-man species represented by "Lucy." Features of the skeleton will add to the scientific debate about whether afarensis, which walked upright, also climbed like an ape.

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New York Times article by John Noble Wilford about the find.

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posted on Thu, 09/21/2006 - 9:49am

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