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Here is where you will find information on the species name Australopithecus that inhabited a portion of Africa over 3.5 million years ago.
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Who is Lucy the Australopithecus? Lucy discovery: Find out who was 'Lucy'

Google Doodle celebrates Lucy discovery: Find out who was 'Lucy' Google Doodle celebrates Lucy discovery: Find out who was 'Lucy' Who Is Lucy the Australopit...

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Lucy Up Close - Archaeology Magazine Archive

Lucy Up Close - Archaeology Magazine Archive | Australopithecus | Scoop.it
A paleo-celebrity's contributions to evolutionary science
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Article from class bulletin board.  Click on the image and rollover Lucy's bones for details.

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Newsela | Celebrating 40 years of knowing Lucy

Newsela | Celebrating 40 years of knowing Lucy | Australopithecus | Scoop.it
When Donald Johanson met Lucy in 1974, her 3-foot, 6-inch frame spoke to him. He discovered that she walked upright, and that shifted the idea of human evolution. She rocked his science.
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BBC Nature - Australopithecus videos, news and facts

BBC Nature - Australopithecus videos, news and facts | Australopithecus | Scoop.it
Australopithecus are the ape-man ancestors of humans and the first in our lineage to have walked upright as a matter of course.
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Six things you must know about Lucy, the oldest discovered hominid

Six things you must know about Lucy, the oldest discovered hominid | Australopithecus | Scoop.it
[DNA India] Google Doodle honours the discovery of the fossil of humanity's oldest ancestor. Get to know her a little better.
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Famed “Lucy” Fossils Discovered in Ethiopia, 40 Years Ago

Famed “Lucy” Fossils Discovered in Ethiopia, 40 Years Ago | Australopithecus | Scoop.it
On November 24, 1974, scientists in Africa unearthed the skeleton of one of humanity’s oldest ancestors, a pint-sized Australopithecus they nicknamed “Lucy.”
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What Was "Lucy"? Fast Facts on an Early Human Ancestor

What Was "Lucy"? Fast Facts on an Early Human Ancestor | Australopithecus | Scoop.it
Get the basics on the first known Australopithecus afarensis: why she's important, how a pop song provided her name, and whether she's really the mother of "Lucy's baby."
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BBC Nature - Australopithecus videos, news and facts

BBC Nature - Australopithecus videos, news and facts | Australopithecus | Scoop.it
Australopithecus are the ape-man ancestors of humans and the first in our lineage to have walked upright as a matter of course.
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Australopithecus (paleontology)

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Australopithecus Latin “southern ape” group of extinct creatures closely related to, if not actually ancestors of, modern human beings and known from a series of fossils found at numerous sites in eastern,...
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Australopithecus

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Australopithecines, genus Australopithecus are on the ancestral line leading to humanity and thus a non-human ancestor...
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Hominid Species

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