Homo naledi, discovered in a cave near Johannesburg, is a human ancestor unlike any species previously known. The find is arguably one of the most important discoveries in human origins research in half a century. It’s also the most perplexing.
New species of extinct human found in cave may rewrite history Thousands of bones of Homo naledi recovered in South Africa's chamber of secrets show unique features – and may be the relics of an ancient burial site h
Greatest Extinction of All Time. Vast deserts covered western Pangea during the Permian as reptiles spread across the face of the supercontinent. of all life perished during the extinction event that marked the end of the Paleozoic Era.
And look how good the teeth are! - A cave in South Africa yielded the discovery of a previously unidentified member of the early human lineage — Homo naledi, a hominin species who seem to have buried their dead.