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The newest addition to our family – Fossil Friday

It is quite rare that we can add a new member to the Homo family, but it is what happened last year. Homo naledi, a long lost cousin of our species, has been added to the already complex family tree of the genus Homo. At Sci&Fi, we just wished these other humans were still alive, it would be such a fantastic world to have a mirror of our own humanity in modern times. Who knows how History would have unfolded? But let us not go off topic…

Homo naledi, assemblage of skeletal remains (taken from Berget et al.)

More than 15 000 bone pieces of, at least, 15 individuals, (more…)