Lucy climbed trees as well as walked

More evidence has emerged that Australopithecus afarensis - generally known as Lucy - lived at least partially in the trees.

Human ancestor 'Lucy' lived partly in trees

Australopithecus afarensis is known to have walked upright, but it's been hotly disputed whether the famous Lucy and her kin spent a lot of time in the branches as well.

New hominid discovered living alongside Lucy

A new type of hominid foot bone has been discovered in the Afar region of Ethiopia, showing that 'Lucy', the famous early human ancestor, had company.