Posts Tagged ‘Paleontology’

Dinosaurs: What Color Were They?

May 11, 2018

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Ardi — OMG!

October 1, 2009

Ardi -- OMG!

Scientists have revealed the results of 15 years of painstaking analysis of Ardipithecus ramidus, a fossil hominid found in Ethiopia’s Afar Rift. The four foot tall pre-human female is thought to have weighed 120 pounds, but may have crash-dieted before summer vacation.  Male scientists, who have nicknamed her “Ardi,” seem fascinated by her pelvis and gluteal muscles. Ardi’s robust thumb musculature and flexible midcarpal (wrist) joint are perfect for text-messaging.