3-Million-Year-Old Foot Tells Tales About Our Ancestors

"3-Million-Year-Old Foot Tells Tales About Our Ancestors"

July 10, 2018  by Joseph Blumberg

Analysis of the rare fossil provides new perspectives on walking and climbing.

“For the first time, we have an amazing window into what walking was like for a 2½-year-old more than 3 million years ago,” says Associate Professor Jeremy DeSilva. “This is the most complete foot of an ancient human ancestor or extinct relative ever discovered.”

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