Humans’ earliest relatives jumped from tree to tree rather than climbed

A 52 million year old ankle fossil dug up in France shows the first primates were high flying acrobats… throwing human evolution on its head. The shape and size of the tiny bone suggests our earliest ancestors flexed and sharply extended their ankles – to launch into the air. They spent most of their time … Continue reading Humans’ earliest relatives jumped from tree to tree rather than climbed