Lucy, the graphic novel from Norbet & Liberatore

Lucy that little australopithecine which we also know as AL 288-1 is quite possibly the most popular fossil hominid known. Her remains have sparked lots of controversy lately, which shows how important and impactful this 3 million year old is to the field of paleoanthropology as well as popular culture. To feed into the pop... Continue Reading →

Donald Johanson pays Lucy a visit

I've read this summary of Donald Johanson's visit to the Houston Museum of Natural Science to see Lucy, the 3 million year old australopithecine 'he found' about 33 years ago. Lucy is also known as AL 288-1 or Dinkenesh, in Amharic, which means “You are beautiful.” The fossils are on a very controversial tour to... Continue Reading →

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