The many mysteries of Homo naledi

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Publication Type: Journal Article
Authors: Stringer, C.
Year of Publication: 2015
Journal: eLife
Volume: 4
Pagination: e10627
Date Published: 09/2015
Publication Language: eng
ISBN Number: 2050-084X
Keywords: Dinaledi Chamber, Hominin, Homo naledi, Paleoanthropology, Taphonomy

More than 1500 fossils from the Rising Star cave system in South Africa have been assigned to a new human species, Homo naledi, which displays a unique combination of primitive and derived traits throughout the skeleton.