Wednesday, October 14, 2009

World History Homework, October 14

Oldest Skeleton of Human Ancestor Found
Jamie ShreeveScience editor, National Geographic magazine
October 1, 2009

Move over, Lucy. And kiss the missing link goodbye.
Scientists today announced the discovery of the oldest fossil skeleton of a human ancestor. The find reveals that our forebears underwent a previously unknown stage of evolution more than a million years before Lucy, the iconic early human ancestor specimen that walked the Earth 3.2 million years ago.

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