TITLE

A family legacy for Lucy

AUTHOR(S)
Allman, William F.
PUB. DATE
April 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;4/11/94, Vol. 116 Issue 14, p55
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how a new skull, found in Ethiopia is shaking old evolutionary notions. Paleoanthropologist Donald Johanson's earlier discovery of 3.2 million-year-old fossils of a primate popularly known as `Lucy'; Analysis of the new skull which reveals that Lucy and her kin were single species in which males and females differed greatly in size; Johanson's arguments published in `Nature'; How findings tentatively change textbook information about ancient human ancestors.
ACCESSION #
9404057596

 

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