In Focus: Special Report: Lucy's Baby


Subject:
Archaeology , Geology , Paleontology , Fossils , Excavations , Prehistoric People

Description:
September 2006 feature about the discovery in Ethiopia's Afar region of a skeleton of an Australopithecus afarensis child who lived 3.3 million years ago. Features background about the skeleton (found in the same area as area as "Lucy," another A. afarensis skeleton), an interactive graphic of this human ancestor, a photo gallery, and a podcast of an interview with the Lucy discoverer. From the website for Scientific American magazine.

Creator:
Wong, Kate

Publisher:
Scientific American, Inc.

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?id=special-report-lucys-baby


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