Who Is Lucy the Australopithecus? 10 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Who is Lucy the Australopithecus? Who Is Lucy Ten facts you might not know about the oldest hominid ever discovered, Lucy has been honoured with a Google Doodle on the 41st anniversary of her discovery.

As honoured in today’s Google Doodle, 24 November is the 41st anniversary of the discovery of ‘Lucy’, the name given to a collection of fossilised bones that once made up the skeleton of a hominid from the Australopithecus afarensis species, who lived in Ethiopia 3.2 million years ago.

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Lucy died as a young but fully grown adult, and stood only 1.1m (3.7ft) tall and weighed in at a paltry 29kg (64lb)

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What Was “Lucy”? Fast Facts on an Early Human Ancestor

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