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Notorious Bones

South African finds enter fray over origins of the human genus

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10:32am, July 25, 2013

SKELETAL SURPRISES  Anatomically, A.  sediba possesses a strange combination of human-like and ape-like features.

Almost 2 million years ago in what’s now South Africa, a boy and a woman fell through a hole in the ground into an underground cave, tumbling about 50 meters to their deaths.

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