publication date: Friday, August 8, 2014 (part of Summer 2014)

category: Science

clue: She's been busy traveling across the U.S. in recent years, but she took time out of her busy schedule to make a cameo in the 2014 movie that shares her name.

explanation: Lucy was an early hominid whose remains were discovered in Ethiopia, providing scientists with insight into the evolution from apes to humans. Her remains were on a U.S. tour from 2007 to 2013. She appeared in animated CGI form in the movie Lucy. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Erik Bates, Aaron Shurtleff, and Lori Lancaster


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