Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Lucy grandfather Known to be Kadanuumuu’, Discovered in Ethiopia

Wolde Lucy was 3.2 million while this new discovery is 3.6 million years. The Director indicated that skeleton is nicknamed ‘Kadanuumuu’, an Afari word which means ‘Big Man’, which he said, reflects its large size. Kadanuumuu generates new information on the locomotion, shoulder girdle morphology, and shape of the rib cage in humans early ancestors, particularly in ‘Luc’ys’’ species, Australopithecus afarensis. Read more…


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