Who Is Lucy The Australopithecus? Google Logo Marks 1974 Discovery Of Early Human Ancestor Fossils

by Amy Gesenhues
Today’s Google logo has been replaced with an animated Doodle marking the 41st anniversary of the “Lucy” discovery – an anthropological dig that unearthed the skeletal remains of a female Australopthicus dating back 3.2 million years. Found in Afar Triangle near Hadar, Ethiopa, Lucy was discovered by a team of scientist assembled by Yves Coppens, Maurice Taieb and Donald Johanson.Read the full article