Lucy is a joke, by a desperate professor, at the end of his tour and funding.
Parts found half a mile and depths apart, yet attributed to same critter, and WaLa! It’s transitional!
Is there something I'm missing in this story?
As an archaeologist for 35 years, even I can’t explain it, but on several projects the most amazing stuff would show up on the last scheduled days. Had a few holidays interrupted that way, too, but didn’t even notice!
By the way, Dr, Johanson’s dating for the hominid were revised by the person who geologically determined the data himself, Dr. Timothy White. Say what you want about the conclusions relating to the data, but the field work was good and first rate.