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New humanoid species Remains found in Africa shed new light on human evolution

While excavating in the Malapa caves near Johannesburg in South Africa, an international research team including scientists from Zurich University came across remains belonging to a previously unknown humanoid species known as Australopithecus sediba. One of the Swiss project leaders, Peter Schmid, explains the significance of the find. (footage courtesy of Zurich University, swissinfo.ch)



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