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Skull Fossils in Cave Show Mix of Human Relatives Roamed South Africa

Skull Fossils in Cave Show Mix of Human Relatives Roamed South Africa

Nestled in South Africa’s Cradle of Humankind, the Drimolen paleocave is an amphitheater hosting the remains of ancient ancestors of humans. Most famous among the hominins found there are Orpheus and Eurydice, a pair of Paranthropus robustus unearthed in 1994 and named after the lovers from Greek mythology. They are just two of more than 160 fossilized specimens of our …

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