What you need to know about Ardi: Owen Lovejoy is a twit

By · Thursday, October 1st, 2009 · 39 Comments »

You’ve probably seen the stories about “Ardi” — Ardipithecus ramidus — the fascinating new skeleton that was published today. She’s a million years older than Lucy, but her anatomy shows a mix of primitive and advanced characteristics, rendering her less chimp-like and more human-like than expected. She may have been a human ancestor (though that […]