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Spanish Scientists Discover Fossil of Ancient Ape

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Spanish Scientists Discover Fossil of Ancient Ape

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Spanish Scientists Discover Fossil of Ancient Ape

Spanish Scientists Discover Fossil of Ancient Ape

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The fossil remains of an ancient Spanish ape may help explain a key event in evolution. Scientists say the skeleton offers clues about how our ancestors stopped swinging from trees and started walking upright. NPR's Richard Harris reports.