Hominin Discovery

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This article is about a discovery of a new species of hominin. It is the largest fossil hominin find on the African continent. It consists of five small individuals with a tiny brain. The new species was named Homo naledi after the cave that it was found. This article clearly shows that this discovery is very important for the research into the origins of the human species. It also raises questions about the problems anthropologists and other scientists face when they are looking into these very old fossils and cannot classify them, due to limited resources. Sometimes scientists don’t know, or they are not quite sure how old the fossils are, or exactly they fit with other fossils that have already been found. The adults and children
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