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You have been reading about the anthropologists behind the Ask An Anthropologist website. Now you can hear and watch them too!

Ledi-Geraru Homo jaw

In 2013, a research team was working in the dusty hills of Ledi-Geraru, Ethiopia. The geologists identified a layer of sediment, or dirt, as belonging to the time period they were trying to study. The scientists hoped to find fossils from this time period.

Donald Johanson and Lucy
Dr. Biology talks with anthropologist Donald Johanson about the bits and pieces of Lucy and the interesting past that arose with her bones.

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