'Lucy' Kin Pushes Back Evolution of U...

'Lucy' Kin Pushes Back Evolution of Upright Walking?

There are 4 comments on the news.nationalgeographic.com story from Jun 22, 2010, titled 'Lucy' Kin Pushes Back Evolution of Upright Walking?. In it, news.nationalgeographic.com reports that:

Male human ancestor spent more time on foot than in trees, study says.

Lucy—a 3.2-million-year-old skeleton discovered in 1974—belongs to Australopithecus afarensis, a species which scientists think was an early direct ancestor of modern humans. An exceptionally petite female—her estimated height was 3.5 feet (1.1 meters)—Lucy's small frame has been interpreted as not being totally adapted for human-like, upright walking.

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“It's a Brand New Day”

Since: Feb 06

New Rochelle

#1 Jun 22, 2010
Is it just me, or does he have Gerry Lee Lewis' smile?

http://userserve-ak.last.fm/serve/_/472116/Je...
bxzoo

Philadelphia, PA

#2 Jun 22, 2010
looks like one of my co-workers

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#3 Jun 22, 2010
They will never find the "missing link" until the aliens land and give us a sample of their dna.

“It's a Brand New Day”

Since: Feb 06

New Rochelle

#5 Jun 22, 2010
WeTheSheeple wrote:
They will never find the "missing link" until the aliens land and give us a sample of their dna.
But they have landed, and are letting us run the show.
http://raelianews.org/news.php...

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