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September is Clean-up SA Month which means our focus is once again on staying green, recycling and saving our beautiful planet. Talk about saving the environment often becomes so emotionally charged and the scale of the problem is so enormous… Read more

Cradlestone Mall has become home to Maropeng’s hairy ambassador, Harry the Hominid, for the month of September, highlighting the Cradle’s rich heritage during Heritage Month.

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Children of today are more environmentally aware and, with a little guidance from teachers, the media and parents, they will happily do their bit to protect our planet, says Harry the Hominid, Maropeng’s spokeshominid.

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Maropeng is calling on all South Africans to help clean up our country in honour of this year’s Clean-up and Recycle Week, which runs from 15 to 19 September 2014.

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New fossil display - Wits' 90th anniversary

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“Palaeontologists study animal and plant fossils; palaeoanthropologists study prehistoric culture and the anatomy of hominids and the environment in which they lived; archaeologists study material cultural remains (such as artifacts) of ancient peoples; palaeoecologists study ancient climates by analysing plant and fossil remains.”

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