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Cradle of Human Kind

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We visited this site yesterday. It was filled with humans learning, sharing, and guiding us through the colourful museum and the exhibit of the remains of homo niledi. So privileged are we to stand here and witness this long journey from acid water to fire, rock and rain. How humbling to consider the extent of the struggle that got us here.

This area is where human remains have been found. It has now been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Here is the skull of homo niledi reconstructed with clay.

Posted by The Vickerage 21:30 Archived in South Africa Tagged of human johannesburg cradle kind homoniledi

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Homo niledi???
I'll need a history lesson when you get home!

by Alison

Here is a link to the NOVA documentary http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/evolution/dawn-of-humanity.html

by The Vickerage

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