For Further Exploration
The Smithsonian Institution website hosts descriptions of fossil species, an interactive timeline, and much more.
The Maropeng Museum website hosts a wealth of information regarding South African Fossil Bearing sites in the Cradle of Humankind.
This quick comparison between Homo naledi and Australopithecus sediba from the Perot Museum.
This explanation of the braided stream by the Perot Museum.
A collation of 3-D files for visualizing (or even 3-D printing) for homes, schools, and universities.
PBS learning materials, including videos and diagrams of the Laetoli footprints, bipedalism, and fossils.
A wealth of information from the Australian Museum website, including species descriptions, family trees, and explanations of bipedalism and diet.
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All of the authors in this section are students and early career researchers in paleoanthropology and related fields in South Africa (or at least have worked in South Africa). We wish to thank everyone who supports young and diverse talent in this field and would love to further acknowledge Black, African, and female academics who have helped pave the way for us.