In 2015 Wits University announced the discovery of the single largest fossil hominin find yet made in Africa: Homo naledi.
The first partial skull of a Homo naledi child has been found in the remote depths of the Rising Star Cave System in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site near Johannesburg, South Africa.Find out more
Discovery. For Good
The discovery of Homo naledi is "one of the greatest fossil discoveries of the past half century” - National Geographic
Tight squeeze: Caver Rick Hunter shows just how tight some of the tunnels are in the Dinaledi chamber