Name: Ardipithecus ramidus
Other names: Kadabba; Ardi; previously thought to be an Australopithecus but was re-classified as an Ardipithicus due to its age.
Age: 5.8 – 4.4 million years ago
Height: Females 1.20 m (3′ 11″)
Weight: Females 50 kg (110 lbs)
Brain Size: Unknown
Description: Bipedal but still used the trees a lot of the time.
Diet: Evidence shows they ate meat, plants and fruit but did not eat nuts.
Culture: Little known to date but research is still ongoing.
Tool Culture: Unknown
Date Discovered: 1994
Area Discovered: Middle Awash, Ethiopia, Africa.
Who Discovered: Tim White, Paleoanthropologist.
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