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Almost Human

The Astonishing Tale of Homo Naledi and the Discovery That Changed Our Human Story

by Lee Berger, John Hawks and Douglas Chadwick

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Almost Human
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The Astonishing Tale of Homo Naledi and the Discovery That Changed Our Human Story
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Lee Berger, John Hawks, et al

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Describes the astounding 2013 discovery in a difficult-to-reach South African underground cave of hundreds of prehistoric bones, judged to be about two million years old, that represented a heretofore unknown humanoid species they named Homo naledi.

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