Solving a 3.2-Million-Year-Old Mystery: How Lucy Died

dc.creatorEnvironmental Science Institute
dc.creatorKappelman, John
dc.date.accessioned2017-12-01T20:11:02Z
dc.date.available2017-12-01T20:11:02Z
dc.date.issued2017-03-24
dc.descriptionSince its discovery in 1974, Lucy, a 3.2-million-year-old specimen of Australopithecus afarensis - or “southern ape of Afar” has provided invaluable information about human evolution. However, Lucy’s death has always remained a mystery. Over forty years after its discovery, Dr. Kappelman shares the remarkable story of how he studied Lucy’s bones along with his insights into how Lucy died, cracking one of the coldest cases in history. What do Lucy’s remains tell us about her life and death?en_US
dc.description.departmentEnvironmental Science Instituteen_US
dc.identifierdoi:10.15781/T2NK36N1F
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2152/62882
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherEnvironmental Science Instituteen_US
dc.relation.ispartofSolving a 3.2-Million-Year-Old Mystery: How Lucy Dieden_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesHot Science - Cool Talks;No. 106
dc.rights.restrictionOpenen_US
dc.subjectanthropologyen_US
dc.subjectLucyen_US
dc.subjectAustralopithecus afarensisen_US
dc.subjecthomininen_US
dc.titleSolving a 3.2-Million-Year-Old Mystery: How Lucy Dieden_US
dc.typeLearning objecten_US

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