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The story of one little thing that has radically changed what we know about humanity’s humble beginnings and the kinds of creatures that were out to get us way back when.

Comments [7]

Gabe L.

Couldn't the birds have made holes in the skull after a person was already dead?

Jan. 24 2017 01:58 PM
dave frasier from Eagle Id

It is not the looking up quickly that was the mistake.
Move first after seeing the shadow and then after look to see what it was.
If one looks up quickly all you see is the sharp talons.

Jul. 16 2016 03:46 PM
Irv from California

The story's predator reminds me of the national bird in my home country, the Philippine Monkey-Eating Eagle, which earned its name for hunting and consuming macaques.

Sep. 28 2015 03:01 AM
ST from California

No, I think that was from a radio broadcaster. They were apes for sure.

Sep. 27 2015 07:37 PM
Chris S from Denver, CO

I, too, am looking for the digital files referred to from the radio story. Does anyone know how to get to them?

Sep. 27 2015 06:46 PM

Where can we find the scan to 3D print? Shouldn't it be a complete 3D file? All I see is this picture.


Sep. 27 2015 04:59 PM
Alan Stenglein from Ft Collins, CO

The opening scene in 2001: A Space Odyssesy featured monkeys? I thought these were apes. This from an anthropologist? Correct me if I'm wrong. Not certain of the speaker's credentials though pretty sure he studied anthropology.
The segment was quite interesting. Thank you.

Sep. 27 2015 02:53 PM

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