Homo Naledi bones rattle evolutionary paradigm

From the bottom of a cave west of Johannesburg, two forms of life are rising from obscurity: Homo Naledi, a puzzling ape; and a new breed of ‘rock star’ palaeo-anthropologist. The potential ‘new species’ could change the evolutionary ‘tree’, or could be just another ape without tools or culture. The eventual results have potential implications for the study of culture.

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