Southern Africa may have hosted a hominid transition 2 million years ago

Cave excavation yields braincases from both Homo erectus and Paranthropus robustus

Homo erectus braincase

Two hominid fossils unearthed in a South African cave, including this Homo erectus braincase, point to a major evolutionary shift that occurred around 2 million years ago.

A. Herries, Jesse Martin, Renaud Joannes-Boyau

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