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Did Fossil Lucy Walk, Climb or Both?
December 31, 2012
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.A paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), co-authored by two National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellows, offers new evidence concerning ancestor Lucy and her legions, and the question of whether they totally left behind tree-climbing in favor of walking upright on the ground.Full Story
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