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.

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

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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.

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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.

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

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

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Reconstrucción de Australopithecus Afarensis (Lucy)- Reconstrucción artística de Lucy -Australopithecus afarensis- en el Museo de la Evolución de Burgos

Reconstrucción de Australopithecus Afarensis (Lucy)- Reconstrucción artística de Lucy -Australopithecus afarensis- en el Museo de la Evolución de Burgos

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Lucy (Australopithecus afarensis). 1. What had been found of Lucy; 2. Lucy's gate; 3. a reconstruction.

Lucy (Australopithecus afarensis). 1. What had been found of Lucy; 2. Lucy's gate; 3. a reconstruction.

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