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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Although this dramatically changes paleoanthropology, I'm still not yet fully convinced. I feel that they are rushing the find like many others. In any case it is a significant paleoanthropological find, and I'm waiting to read more about it.