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Donald C Johanson

Donald Johanson discovered the famous 3.2 million-year-old skeleton named Lucy in 1974 in a remote region of Ethiopia known as Hadar and, with a team of investigators, revised society's understanding of human evolution. Although dozens of other significant hominid fossils of all ages have been found, Lucy ( Australopithecus afarensis ) continues to be the benchmark to which all discoveries are compared. He is the author of several popular books, including Lucy: The Beginnings of Humankind ...See more