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Out on a limb

Fossils suggest early bipedal hominids still climbed

8:28pm, December 13, 2012

2012 SCIENCE NEWS TOP 25: 16

More than 3 million years ago, a chimp-sized creature climbed a tree to take a nap. Later, she clambered back down, stood up on two legs and strolled off to find some food, or maybe a mate. Or maybe another tree to scale.

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