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Discovery brings ‘Ardi’ special to MIPCOM

On the news of the discovery of a 4.4 million-year-old female partial skeleton, nicknamed 'Ardi', Discovery Channel has announced it will present a world premiere special, Discovery Ardi on October 11, which will also be available at MIPCOM.
October 2, 2009

On the news of the discovery of a 4.4 million-year-old female partial skeleton, nicknamed ‘Ardi’, Discovery Channel has announced it will present a world premiere special, Discovery Ardi on October 11, which will also be available at MIPCOM.
The two-hour special documents the intensive investigation leading up to the landmark publication of the Ardipithecus ramidus fossils in the journal Science. Understanding Ardi will follow, a one-hour special produced with CBS News. There is additional info about ‘Ardi’ on the companion website, www.discovery.com/ardi.
Discovering Ardi is the result of a 10-year collaboration between the Middle Awash research project and Primary Pictures of Atlanta.

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