10 September 2015

South Africa: Homo Naledi to be on limited display at the Maropeng Visitor Centre!

A new human species, named homo naledi, has been revealed at the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site in Gauteng on 10 September 2015. Consisting of more than 1,550 numbered fossil elements, the discovery is the single largest fossil hominin find yet made on the African continent. A selection of the newly discovered homo naledi fossils will be on display at Maropeng, the official visitors' centre of the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, until 11 October 2015 18 October 2015. Tickets to Maropeng will be discounted by 25% during that time.

The Maropeng Visitor Centre, located about 60km from Johannesburg, is open daily from 09:00 until 17:00. It can be found just off the R563 Hekpoort Road in Sterkfontein.

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