CARTA: Origins of Genus Homo – Steven Churchill: Southern Africa and the Origin of Homo

11/28/2016; 19 minutes

In the last seven years, two hominin species possessing a mixture of primitive and Homo-like morphology – Australopithecus sediba and Homo naledi – have been discovered in South Africa. Duke University's Steven Churchill believes that these remarkable finds call for new models in not only understanding the origins of genus Homo, but also the emergence of Homo erectus. Recorded on 02/05/2016. (#30642)

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