For the past 20 years, Professor Ron Clarke from the Evolutionary Studies Institute at Wits University has worked painstakingly to chisel Litte foot, the world's most complete skeleton of an Australopithecus fossil out of the rocks at the Sterkfontein caves. Today, he introduces it to the world.
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Professor Ron Clarke from the Evolutionary Studies Institute at the University of the Witwatersrand has unveiled 'Little Foot', the country's "oldest, virtually complete fossil ... Read more »