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Lucy skeleton. Lucy skeleton (brown=fossils discovered). Comparison of pelvis. Australopithecus footprint fossil. What inferences can be made from the shape of this footprint?. Australopithicus afarensis skull. Lucy Reconstruction. Which came first: upright walking or big brains?.

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Australopithecus footprint fossil
Australopithecus footprint fossil

What inferences can be made from the shape of this footprint?





Primate Family Tree

Which primate is most closely related (shares the most recent common ancestor) to humans? How do we know?



Homologous structures: same structure modified for different function indicates inheritance from a common ancestor



Embryonic development
Embryonic Development

Why would a human embryo have gill slits and a tail?







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