Scientists Call Ardipithecus Ramidus the Oldest Ancestors to Humans Found to Date

By Deena Bustillo on
Scientists just released information today about Ardipithecus Ramidus, nicknamed "Ardi," the species that is believed to be the oldest human ancestor. News of the fossil finding and species was released around the world by the team of scientists who found about 30 remains in what is now Ethiopia. The Ardi fossils are believed to be about 4.4 million years old. C. Owen Lovejoy, one of the anthropologists who discovered the remains, told ABCNews : "This may be the most important specimen in...Read Full Story