Homo naledi, new human like species discovered

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After examining the fossils, scientists said that Naledi's brain was no bigger than an orange. Its hands were superficially human-like, but the finger bones were locked into a curve .

Scientists made a major breakthrough as they found out a new human-like species in South Africa which proves that nature experimented a lot with how to evolve humans


A new human like species discovered today in a burial chamber deep under the ground in South Africa. The new species will be called “Homo naledi,” in honour of the “Rising Star” cave where it was found.

After examining the fossils, scientists said that Naledi's brain was no bigger than an orange. Its hands were superficially human-like, but the finger bones were locked into a curve as the Homo naledi needed to climb to survive from the wild animals. Our ancestor, stood about 1.52 meters, had ...


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