By Natural Philosopher Mike Prestwood
Timeline Story

Australopithecus Genus

Australopithecus Genus

Absolute Years From Now: -2900000
Story Reference Date: 04/02/2024
116,000 Generations Ago

Including several species such as Australopithecus anamensis (around 4.2 to 3.9 million years ago), Australopithecus afarensis (famous for the “Lucy” specimen, around 3.9 to 2.9 million years ago), and others. They show clear evidence of bipedal locomotion along with other adaptations not seen in earlier hominins.

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