Australopithecus Afarenthis

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Australopithecus Afarenthis

Lucy is an extinct hominid that was found by Donald Carl Johanson and lived about 3 to 4 million years ago.She had a mix of ape and human features, for example she had long arms but her hands and feet were more similar to modern humans (Homo Sapiens Sapiens). She had a huge head, and a small brain (380-430 cm3) and her jaw and her forhead stuck out of her face like an ape. Lucy was in between three to four feet tall (91cm to 1 meter and 21cm).

MORE ABOUT LUCY!

The Australopithecus Afarenthis (Lucy) is the oldest Hominid of mankind ever found. Donald Carl Johanson gave Lucy her nickname because of the song that they were listening to at their celebration party "Lucy in the sky ith Diamonds" by the Beatles.Lucy was a Biped witch meant she could stand up on two feet.With with capability Australopithecus Afarensis had their hands free, so they could defend themselves and their children.

Lucy was found in the Afar triangle in Ethiopia

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FACTS ABOUT LUCY!

Lucy's Skull

Australopithecus Afarenthis

My Nickname is Lucy!

Reconstruction of Lucy

Lucy's Skeleton

Short Video on LUCY!


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