New 3.6 Million-Year-Old Hominoid Walked Earlier Than Believed

GreenTracker| Anthropologists have discovered and analyzed a 3.6 million-year-old partial skeleton found in Ethiopia. The early hominoid is 400,000 years older than the famous “lucy” sksleton and significantly larger in size. 

More importantly, the new specimen walked upright, upsetting the assumptions around the timetable of when human-like creatures began walking. Read on at Science Daily.