Her femur presents a mix of ancestral and derived traits.
Aug 29, Lucy is one of the oldest and most complete fossils of any human ancestor New evidence suggests that tree removal famous fossilised human ancestor dubbed"Lucy" by scientists died falling Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins.
Such damage frequently appears in present-day people who fall from great heights or are in serious car accidents, Kappelman says.
Aug 28, Fossil autopsy claims Lucy fell from tree Disputed analysis says early hominid broke multiple bones LUCY’S PLUNGE Scientists say that damage. Aug 30, By Maggie Fox."Lucy," perhaps the best-known pre-human whose tiny bones were found in Ethiopia, probably died after she fell out of a tree, scientists said Monday.
CT scans of Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins. Aug 29, Lucy, our renowned hominin relative, died some million years ago after plummeting from a tree, according to researchers from the.
Aug 29, Now, after poring over the celebrated bones, a team of scientists has concluded that Lucy died most unceremoniously: from a long fall out of a tree.
So far, they have all agreed.
Estimated Reading Time: 8 mins. Lucy has been at the centre of a vigorous debate about the role, if any, of arboreal locomotion in early human evolution. It is therefore ironic that her death can be attributed to injuries resulting from a fall, probably out of a tall tree, thus offering unusual evidence for the presence of arborealism in this species.
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