Homo naledi may have lived at around same time as early humans

New dating puts famed hominid in South Africa as recently as 236,000 years ago

Homo naledi skull

NALEDI’S FACE  Excavations in an underground cave in South Africa produced new Homo naledi fossils, including this skull of an adult male. H. naledi fossils in a nearby cave may be as young as 236,000 years old, raising questions about how human evolution occurred.

Wits Univ., J. Hawks

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