A. sediba replica skull
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Ancestor replicas arrive in London

Exact copies of one of the most exciting and controversial fossil finds of recent years have come to London's Natural History Museum.

The replicas of two individuals from the species Australopithecus sediba were donated to the NHM by the Republic of South Africa and the University of the Witwatersrand.

Prof Lee Berger of the Institute for Human Evolution at Wits University explained the significance of the fossils to our correspondent Jonathan Amos.

  • 16 Nov 2011
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