16 January 2012

Cradle of Humankind among Smithsonian magazine's 12 Evotourism™ destinations

The Smithsonian magazine recently launched its new Evotourism™ initiative by focusing on 12 world-class destinations that span six continents and the Cradle of Humankind, located about 50 km northwest of Johannesburg, made it on the list of those 12 so-called "Evotourism™ destinations".  
Evotourism™ is Smithsonian’s new travel-information service that aims at helping travellers find and fully enjoy the wonders of evolution worldwide.
  • Kangaroo Island, Australia
  • Foraminifera Sculpture Park, China
  • Isle Royale, Michigan, USA
  • Wadi Hitan, Egypt
  • The Cradle of Humankind, South Africa
  • Galápagos Islands, Ecuador
  • Mount St. Helens, Washington, USA
  • Jurassic Coast, England
  • Mendel’s Garden, Czech Republic
  • Ashfall Fossil Beds, Nebraska, USA
  • La Brea Tar Pits, California, USA
  • Burgess Shale, British Columbia, Canada

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