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Human Evolution: New opportunities rising

  1. Jessica C Thompson  Is a corresponding author
  1. Emory University, United States
Cite this article as: eLife 2017;6:e26775 doi: 10.7554/eLife.26775
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The Rising Star cave system and other archaeological sites in southern Africa from around the Middle Pleistocene.

(A) The Homo naledi fossils were found in the Rising Star cave system (shown with a star). (B) A close-up of the boxed area in A shows the distribution of dated Middle Pleistocene or likely Middle Pleistocene archaeological sites in southern Africa. Sites are colored based on their age compared to the Rising Star sites. Sites with hominin remains contain a small black circle. Topography is GTOPO30 data.

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