Wits paleoanthropologist Professor Lee Berger said that the age of the Homo naledi was "startlingly young" and that it is likely the species lived alongside Homo sapiens.
Homo Naledi Likely Existed Alongside Early Human Civilization
News24Wire, 9 May 2017
A year and a half after fossils belonging to the Homo naledi species were discovered, scientists and researchers can now reveal that it is highly likely that the species lived… Read more »
Rising Star Caves - Homo Naledi Has More to Tell
Daily Maverick, 9 May 2017
Scientists announced on Tuesday that the Rising Star cave system - the home of homo naledi - had yielded a series of startling new finds: not least that there was still a great… Read more »
Researchers and scientists had previously thought that only Homo sapiens existed on the African continent during the ate Middle Pleistocene period because the it was characterised by the rise of "modern human behaviour" (file photo).
The team that discovered Homo naledi has suggested that groups of the human ancestor deliberately deposited carcasses in the Dinaledi Chamber where remains were discovered. Read more »
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