Lucy (Australopithecus afarensis) - was named after listening to "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds" by the Beatles when she was discovered by Donald Johanson and Tom Gray.

Lucy (Australopithecus afarensis) - was named after listening to "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds" by the Beatles when she was discovered by Donald Johanson and Tom Gray.

Fraggles and Friggles!  I love Lucy, Australopithecus afarensis - Anthropology nerd t-shirt

Anthropology Tshirt, Funny Science Pun, I love Lucy, Gift for Her

Fraggles and Friggles! I love Lucy, Australopithecus afarensis - Anthropology nerd t-shirt

"She showed us conclusively that upright walking and bipedalism preceded all of the other changes we'd normally consider being human, such as tool-making. She gave us a glimpse of what older ancestors would look like. Lucy is really at a nice point on the family tree: she sits at this pivotal point between things that are more ancient and things that are more modern."  -Donald C. Johnson, 2009

"She showed us conclusively that upright walking and bipedalism preceded all of the other changes we'd normally consider being human, such as tool-making. She gave us a glimpse of what older ancestors would look like. Lucy is really at a nice point on the family tree: she sits at this pivotal point between things that are more ancient and things that are more modern." -Donald C. Johnson, 2009

Lucy australopitecus afarensis an extinct hominid that lived between 3.9 and 2.9…

Lucy australopitecus afarensis an extinct hominid that lived between 3.9 and 2.9…

Lucy (Australopithecus) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Lucy skeleton reconstruction. Cleveland Museum of Natural History.

Lucy (Australopithecus) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Lucy skeleton reconstruction. Cleveland Museum of Natural History.

Lucy (Australopithecus) - 3.2 million years old. Discovered in 1974 at Hadar in the Awash Valley

Lucy (Australopithecus) - 3.2 million years old. Discovered in 1974 at Hadar in the Awash Valley

Reconstruction of the fossil skeleton of "Lucy" the Australopithecus afarensis.jpg

Reconstruction of the fossil skeleton of "Lucy" the Australopithecus afarensis.jpg

November 24, 1974 – Donald Johanson and Tom Gray discover the 40% complete Australopithecus afarensis skeleton, nicknamed "Lucy" (after The Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds"), in the Awash Valley of Ethiopia's Afar Depression.

November 24, 1974 – Donald Johanson and Tom Gray discover the 40% complete Australopithecus afarensis skeleton, nicknamed "Lucy" (after The Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds"), in the Awash Valley of Ethiopia's Afar Depression.

Reconstruction of Lucy (Australopithecus afarensis) museum diorama by John Gurche at the Smithsonian Institute

Reconstruction of Lucy (Australopithecus afarensis) museum diorama by John Gurche at the Smithsonian Institute

Pinterest
Search