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Meet Little Foot: World’s oldest forerunner of modern humans unveiled and on display



The world’s oldest complete skeleton of one of our ancestral relatives was unveiled in Johannesburg on Wednesday, after palaeontologists had spent two decades painstakingly excavating and cleaning each bone from a Sterkfontein cave. Her name is Little Foot, and scholars say that in terms of age and completeness, there is nothing quite like her. By MARELISE VAN DER MERWE....

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Published By: dailymaverick - Wednesday, 6 December