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Richest human fossil site found in South Africa

Archaeologists in South Africa have unearthed what could be the richest fossil site in Africa.

The Rising Star Expedition uncovered over 1,000 early hominid fossils - a very early form of human being - in a cave an hour north of Johannesburg.

The expedition leader invited the BBC on site to see them at work.

  • 28 Nov 2013
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