‘Little Foot’ skeleton analysis reignites debate over the hominid’s species

Several teams of researchers have announced that the skeletal remains of a hominin believed to have lived approximately 3.67 million years ago represent a new species of early human. The researchers report that the specimen, known as "Little Foot," has characteristics that make it unlike any other known species.

‘Little Foot’ skeleton analysis reignites debate over the hominid’s species

Long-awaited analyses of the Little Foot skeleton have researchers disagreeing over resurrecting a defunct species name.

Wed 12 Dec 18 from ScienceNews

Researchers suggest 'Little Foot' is an entirely new species of early human

Several teams of researchers have announced that the skeletal remains of a hominin believed to have lived approximately 3.67 million years ago represent a new species of early human. The researchers ...

Mon 10 Dec 18 from Phys.org

South African skeleton shows humans learned to walk upright in the trees

The analysis of the world's most complete skeleton of an early human ancestor, conducted by a research collaboration involving the University of Liverpool, offers conclusive evidence that human ...

Mon 10 Dec 18 from Phys.org

Exclusive: Controversial skeleton may be a new species of early human

A skeleton found decades ago in South Africa may be a new species of Australopithecus, and could help reveal when our ancestors evolved to walk on two feet

Thu 6 Dec 18 from Newscientist

Scientists may have discovered a new species of early human - CNET

Analysis of "Little Foot", a 3.6 million-year-old skeleton, suggests we may have a new ancient ancestor.

Tue 11 Dec 18 from CNET

'Miracle' Excavation of 'Little Foot' Skeleton Reveals Mysterious Human Relative

Following an epic 20-year-long excavation in South Africa, researchers have finally recovered and cleaned the nearly-complete skeleton of an ancient human relative.

Tue 11 Dec 18 from Livescience

Scientists claim to have discovered a 'new human ancestor' 

The skeleton was first discovered in the 90s in South Africa and was first categorised as Australopithecus, a group of hominins to which the famous fossil 'Lucy' belongs.

Fri 7 Dec 18 from Daily Mail

Skeleton Shows Humans Learned to Walk Upright in the Trees

NewsThe analysis of the world's most complete skeleton offers conclusive evidence that human ancestors became efficient upright walkers while they were still substantially tree dwelling animals.Contributed ...

Mon 10 Dec 18 from Laboratory Equipment

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