Blog Posts - Australopithecus Afarensis



Chewie, Lucy’s Imaginary Big Brother, Left Footprints in Tanzania

The new footprints are a bit bigger than these. Image courtesy of Momotarou2012, Creative Commons (CC BY-SA 3.0). Joel Kontinen “There is something fascinating about science. One gets such wholesale returns of conjecture out of such a trifling...
by Joel Kontinen on Dec 15, 2016

Lucy Was a Tree Climber, New Research Suggests

Lucy’s bones. The leg bones are still missing, so theories of how our assumed grandmother walked are not based on facts. Joel Kontinen Lucy’s upper limbs resembled those of modern chimps. This suggests that our assumed grandmother Australopi...
by Joel Kontinen on Dec 5, 2016

Η Λούσι σκοτώθηκε πέφτοντας από ένα δένδρο

by Erroso on Aug 31, 2016

Η Λούσι είχε γείτονες και άλλα είδη ανθρώπου

by Erroso on Jun 9, 2016

‘New species’ of ancient human found

(Media Release) A new species of ancient human has been unearthed in the Afar region of Ethiopia, scientists report. Researchers discovered jaw bones and teeth, which date to between 3.3m and 3.5m years old. It means this new hominin was alive at the...
by Free PR Online on May 28, 2015

Researchers Find The Lucy And Selam Did Indeed Climb Trees

Follow @JTN_Network @JTN-Science watch Researchers Find The Lucy And Selam Did Indeed Climb Trees (via redOrbit) April Flowers for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Scientists have known that Australopithecus afarensis – the species of the well...
by @JTN_Network on Oct 26, 2012

Danakil Depression (Dallol Depression) – in Ethiopia, Out of This World

Note: You can click on all images to enlarge them. The Dallol Depression also known as the Danakil Depression is a place in northeastern Ethiopia that is famous for many reasons. The main reason is of course that it is the all year round hottest pl...
by Deep Ethiopian on Aug 9, 2012

We Are All From Addis Ababa Ethiopia ... and Other Amazing Facts

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is a destination that many would flock to if they only knew how much of a pearl of a city it is. Faces of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia To look at it today, one can’t help but imagine how people even survived just as recently a...
by Deep Ethiopian on Apr 3, 2012


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