We’ve got a new old relative, Homo naledi, a new species of human that possibly buried it’s dead and used fire.
This is huge news. National Geographic says that it adds “a baffling new branch to the family tree”, and according to CNN it “shake(s) up our understanding of the progress of human evolution and even pose(s) new questions about our identity”.
Check out this video to get more info on how this discovery was made and it’s implications. It’s a pretty incredible story.
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