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Australopithecus afarensis


Other Great Apes are our rebellious cousins (you know, the ones with the tattoos and silver back hair)

June 26, 2010

‘Lucy’s Grandfather’ Fossil Makes Humanity’s Ancestor Seem More Like Us | Wired Science | While this article is revolutionary enough to suggest that Australopithecus afarensis was taller and stronger than scientists previously thought, the real shocking part of this article comes near the very end. That raises the possibility that it’s the other Great Apes, rather than humans, whose bodies have evolved the most over the last few million years. Big Man, with a rib cage shaped more like…

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