Field Research and Conservation in Africa
Active forum topics
Near-complete human ancestor discovered in neglected chunk of rock
Posted on July 13, 2012 - 06:17 by Kate Taylor
South African scientists say they've discovered the most complete skeleton ever of an early human ancestor - in a rock that had lain unnoticed in a lab for years.
It was only when a technician noticed a tooth protuding from the stone last month that an investigation revealed significant parts of Australopithecus sediba, discovered in 2009 at the Malapa site in South Africa, …
Recent blog posts
Africa research news
There are currently 0 users and 16 guests online.
hits since 2008-01-01