The story of Australopithecus sediba

  • April 09, 2010

The pictures and video below tell the fascinating story of the discovery of the Australopithecus sediba fossils.

Cradle of Humankind

The day dawns unsuspectingly on an historical fossil discovery

Paul Dirks at Malapa

Prof Paul Dirks examines the ground at the Malapa site in the Cradle of Humankind

Prof Lee Berger in cave

Prof Lee Berger and his dog Tau enter a cave at the site in the Cradle of Humankind

Lee Berger and team at Malapa

Prof Lee Berger leads the team onto the Malapa site in the Cradle of Humankind

Lee Berger and Job Kibii

Prof Lee Berger and Dr Job Kibii at the Malapa site

Matthew Berger and fossil

Matthew Berger with a fossil from the juvenile hominid on site

Australopithecus sediba skull

The Australopithecus sediba skull

Australopithecus sediba skeleton

Australopithecus sediba skeleton by Dr Peter Schmid

evolutionary tree by Peter Schmid

The evolutionary tree by Dr Peter Schmid

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