Lucy had neighbors: A review of African fossils

Posted by on June 6, 2016 7:49 pm
Categories: Science

If ‘Lucy’ wasn’t alone, who else was in her neighborhood? Key fossil discoveries over the last few decades in Africa indicate that multiple early human ancestor species lived at the same time more than 3 million years ago. A new review of fossil evidence from the last few decades examines four identified hominin species that co-existed between 3.8 and 3.3 million years ago during the middle Pliocene.

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