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Thomas Cody Prang, UD Anthropology 2012, has research article published in eLife Sciences

​Most primates are suited for a life in the trees. But some also have skeletal characteristics associated with living on the ground. Prang studied the oldest-known fossil foot (4.4 million years) attributed to the hominin Ardipithecus ramidus. Read the full article here.

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