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December 19th, 2011

Fascinating Finds From South Africa

December 19, 2011

Reports from South Africa in recent months have shed new light on the activities of members of our species at critical junctures in human evolution.  The first of these was a series of papers elaborating upon the initial announcement of the discovery of a new species(Au. sediba) which is said to be possibly an example of early Homo; this was followed by further evidence of the use of ochre as decoration; and in the past two weeks evidence of using tree boughs as bedding material.