2/10/2008--Seattle, WA, USA..Lucy, the first Australopithecus afarensis skeleton discovered, on display at Seattle's Pacific Science Center as part of the 'Lucyu's Legacy' exhibit. ..Lucy was discovered on November 24, 1974 near Hadar in Ethiopia by Tom Gray andDonald Johanson in the Middle Awash of Ethiopia's Afar Depression. The exhibit cost about $2.25 million to mount which included a $500,000 fee to the government of Ethiopia, which plans to use the money raised during Lucy?s U.S. tour for cultural and scientific programs. The science center had hoped 250,000 people would visit during the exhibit?s five-month run, which ends March 8, 2009. But attendance, so far, has been far less..©2009 Stuart Isett. All rights reserved.