Big Picture Science – Going All To Species: John Hawks / Homo Naledi

by Gary Niederhoff on February 13, 2017

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Going All To Species – Homo Naledi
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Part 3 of Going All To Species, featuring John Hawks, anthropologist at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, discussing the study of the fossils found in Rising Star cave.

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avatar Frieda van Goethem June 17, 2017 at 3:46 am

Incredible how anthropocentric anthropologists can be. Biological evidence suggests naledi were fossil relatives of African apes (google e.g. bonobo waterlilies) who often waded bipedally in search of wetland foods (google e.g. Pan naledi 2017).

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