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Partial skeleton gives ancient hominids a new look

A trove of 4.4-million-year-old fossils throws unexpected light on some of humanity’s oldest evolutionary relatives

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10:20am, October 1, 2009

It’s been 4.4 million years since a female now nicknamed Ardi lived in eastern Africa, but she still knows how to make an entrance.

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