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Australopithecus afarensis

Australopithecus afarensis

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This types is among the most commonly known of y our ancestors because of a wide range of major discoveries including a pair of fossil footprints and a fossil that is fairly complete of a female nicknamed ‘Lucy’.

A resconstruction of a Australopithecus afarensis skull centered on many specimens.

This cast of a Australopithecus afarensis hand shows the characteristic long, curved hand bones. These tend to be more such as the arms of residing apes than they’ve been contemporary hands that are human. Continue reading