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One of the oldest best preserved and most complete hominid fossil commonly known as ‘Lucy’ belongs to the genus


  1. Oreopithecus     
     

  2. Dryopithecus     
     

  3. Ramapithecus     
     

  4. Australopithecus


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The correct option is D

Australopithecus


Donald Johanson in 1974 discovered a hominid species female bone fossils from Ethiopia, Africa and named it ‘Lucy’. The scientific name of Lucy is Australopithecus afarensis.

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