First ancient fossil of Homo naledi child found in the Cradle of Humankind

Published Nov 04 2021 at 9:24 PM GMT
  • For hundreds of thousands of years, the fossil of a small child has been hidden in the darkness of South Africa's Rising Star cave.
  • The skull, from a child that was 4 to 6 years old at the time of death, is the first known to belong to an ancient human relative called Homo naledi.



  • Published Nov 4, 2021 9:24 PM GMT