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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Reconstruction of Lucy (Australopithecus afarensis) museum diorama by John Gurche at the Smithsonian Institute

Reconstruction of Lucy (Australopithecus afarensis) museum diorama by John Gurche at the Smithsonian Institute

Remains: 3.2-million-year-old Australopithecus afarensis #skeleton called "Lucy," part of an exhibit displayed during a press preview at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston, Texas, USA.

Remains: 3.2-million-year-old Australopithecus afarensis #skeleton called "Lucy," part of an exhibit displayed during a press preview at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston, Texas, USA.

Australopithecus afarensis is an extinct hominid that lived between 3.9 and 2.9 million years ago. The most famous fossil is the partial skeleton named Lucy (3.2 million years old) found by Donald Johanson and colleagues.

Australopithecus afarensis is an extinct hominid that lived between 3.9 and 2.9 million years ago. The most famous fossil is the partial skeleton named Lucy (3.2 million years old) found by Donald Johanson and colleagues.

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'Lucy' (Australopithecus afarensis) via Wikipedia.org -- Skeletal reconstruction of the 3.2 million year old, first hominid. Notice the near fully adducted hallux (big toe) of the left foot.

'Lucy' (Australopithecus afarensis) via Wikipedia.org -- Skeletal reconstruction of the 3.2 million year old, first hominid. Notice the near fully adducted hallux (big toe) of the left foot.

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The Lucy Man by Cap Saucier: Scientists dream of making a discovery that changes the way we think. That dream came true for Dr. Donald C. Johanson when he found the most famous fossil in history, Lucy (Australopithecus afarensis). It was 1974, in Ethiopia, and Johanson was just beginning his career...

The Lucy Man by Cap Saucier: Scientists dream of making a discovery that changes the way we think. That dream came true for Dr. Donald C. Johanson when he found the most famous fossil in history, Lucy (Australopithecus afarensis). It was 1974, in Ethiopia, and Johanson was just beginning his career...

‘The Hidden Treasures of Ethiopa’ exhibit at Houston Museum of Natural Science featuring a model of “Lucy”, Australopithecus Afarensis.

‘The Hidden Treasures of Ethiopa’ exhibit at Houston Museum of Natural Science featuring a model of “Lucy”, Australopithecus Afarensis.

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