Thursday, September 10, 2015

Human-Like Species Uncovered in South Africa

from  wsj  

Sept. 10, 2015 11:14 a.m. ET0 COMMENTS

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Part of a composite skeleton of Homo naledi surrounded by some of the hundreds of other fossil elements displayed in Magaliesburg, South Africa, Thursday; scientists say they have discovered a new member of the human family tree, revealed by a huge trove of bones in a barely accessible, pitch-dark chamber of a cave in South Africa, showing a surprising mix of humanlike and more primitive characteristics. THEMBA HADEBE/ASSOCIATED PRESS

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