VIDEO: New human-like species discovered in South Africa

The remains of fifteen skeletons have been found deep in a cave system in South Africa.

A new species called Homo Naledi, with ritual behaviour and symbolic thought, previously found only in Homo Sapiens, has been discovered.

The bones were found hidden in a tiny chamber in the Rising Star Cave, a cave system located in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site near Krugersdorp in South Africa.

It is thought that the cave may have been used for burials.

The skeletons, which are both male and female, young, middle-aged and elderly, could be up to 3 million years old.


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