Behold humankind’s most primitive man. h/t Naomi.
Skull of humankind’s oldest-known ancestor unearthed
August 29, 2019
NEW YORK — A fossil from Ethiopia is letting scientists look millions of years into our evolutionary history — and they see a face peering back.
The find, from 3.8 million years ago, reveals the face for a presumed ancestor of the species famously represented by Lucy, the celebrated Ethiopian partial skeleton found in 1974.