Fossils show ‘weird’ mosaic of chimp-human traits

Jeremy DeSilva, College of Arts & Sciences

She walked with a knock-kneed gait, with a heel like a chimp but the upright posture of a human, and she may provide the most complete evidence yet of early man’s closest ancestor, scientists said Thursday…

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