Dr. Marina Elliott is pretty much a real-life Lara Croft, squeezing through a tiny entrance into an underground cave in South Africa to discover the new human ancestor.
According to one of the researchers who made the discovery it might not be, and that might not matter.
Paleoartist John Gurche stokes imagination by bringing our ancestors to life
Researchers claim to have found a new, ancient human-like species.
The newly discovered ancient species, found deep in a South African cave, appeared to bury its dead — a trait previously believed to be uniquely human.