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Who was Dinknesh or Lucy?

The world's most famous fossil is probably Lucy, also known as Dinknesh - a 3.2 million-year-old skeleton of an ancient human ancestor. The discovery in 1974 in Ethiopia was a scientific sensation. We speak to scientists about her significance.

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