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The tour of the Caves ends by the amphitheatre where you will find a statue of Dr Robert Broom who discovered “Mrs Ples.” “Mrs Ples” remains the best example of a cranium of an adult Australopithecus africanus yet found.

Sterkfontein Caves in Magaliesburg, Gauteng, South Africa is an adventure for…

Sterkfontein Caves in Magaliesburg, Gauteng, South Africa is an adventure for the whole family. We explore he beautiful caves and learn about it's secrets.

Little Foot ~ found on the Sterkfontein caves, northwest of Johannesburg and barely a meter tall, Little Foot fell into a 20-metre (66-foot) hole and died, possibly while running from a predator. He rolled down a steep slope and came to land with his left arm stretched out over his head roughly 3 million years ago...

'Little Foot' may have been humans' forefather - Yahoo News

Sterkfontein Caves forms part of the cradle of human kind

For an unforgettable experience we’re giving you a sneak peek of The Sterkfontein caves, located north west of Gauteng, an hour away from Johannesburg. The Sterkfontein caves are part of The Cradle of Humankind UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Statue of Dr. Robert Broom holding the skull of "Mrs. Ples"

Statue of Dr. Robert Broom holding the skull of "Mrs.

Sterkfontein Caves, Gauteng, South Africa

Sterkfontein Caves, Gauteng, South Africa

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Sterkfontein Caves in South Africa -- active dig site that has produced some of the finest remains of early man anywhere in the world.

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