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Scientists reveal Homo naledi's age

Tuesday 9 May 2017 10:40

After months of speculation about Homo  naledi, scientists have revealed that the hominin was surprisingly young.

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Homo Naledi’s discovery is Africa's largest collection of hominin fossils, 15 individuals pieced together from over 1 500 fragments.
Cradle of Humankind to unveil largest display of human fossils

Saturday 25 February 2017 06:31

The Cradle of Humankind outside Johannesburg will unveil possibly the largest display of human fossils anywhere in the world on March 18.

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Homo Naledi’s discovery is Africa's largest collection of hominin fossils, 15 individuals pieced together from over 1 500 fragments.
Critics question Homo Naledi find

Thursday 17 September 2015 08:40

A dramatic fossil find has given South Africa reason to celebrate amid economic gloom, but some experts question its scientific significance. By contrast, the political significance is not in doubt.

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Science Wrap, 10 September 2015

Thursday 10 September 2015 19:27

A new species with human-like features called Homo Naledi has been revealed as a historic discovery made in South Africa.

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 Excavation for fossils will begin in the next few days.
Excavation for fossils begins at the Cradle of Humankind

Friday 8 November 2013 20:31

A new excavation for fossils will begin in the next few days at the Cradle of Humankind, north-west of Johannesburg.

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The fossils of a species named "Australopithecus sediba" were discovered in cave near Johannesburg in 2008.
Two million-year-old creature had mix of ape, human traits

Sunday 14 April 2013 16:51

A 2 million-year-old ancestor of man had a mixture of ape and human-like features that allowed it to hike vast distances on two legs with as much ease as it could scurry up trees.

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