The fossilized shoulder joint of an early hominin named “Little Foot” suggests the upright-walking species was also proficient at swinging through trees, at a skill long gone among modern humans.
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  • Apr 21, 2021

Incredible Fossil Skeleton Reveals an Ancient Human Relative Who Swung Through Trees - Gizmodo

The fossilized shoulder joint of an early hominin named Little Foot suggests the upright-walking species was also proficient at swinging through trees, at a skill long gone among modern humans. Some… [+3576 chars]

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