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Discover the Site Heralded as the Birthplace of Humankind

From the beginning, we have wondered where we come from. In 2015, scientists revealed evidence that shocked the world, and rewrote history books. Did they find the answer in the ancient fossils? Seen by many as the Cradle of Humankind, the caves near Krugersdorp in South Africa have delivered the best evidence for where we came from, and who our ancestors were. However, they also shocked the world when they rewrote the timeline for where we thought our ancestors started to be self-aware, capable of complex thought, used fire, and performed rituals. The discovery is unprecedented, and heralded as the greatest fossil discovery ever made on the African continent and that from a site already famous for being the birthplace of humankind.

Discover the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site with 47 stunning pictures, some of them of the infamous Sterkfontein and Wonder Caves, as well as the Origins Centre in Johannesburg and the Maropeng Centre at the Cradle. This book will give you a unique perspective on the Cradle of Humankind, and help you plan your visit to this remarkable site.

Contained in the text you'll learn the following:

  • A Short history of the Cradle Heritage site, including Sterkfointein and Wonder Cave
  • Descriptions, GPS coordinates, entrance fees and information pertaining to the Maropeng Centre, Sterkfontein Caves, Wonder Cave, Origins Centre, Rhino and Lion Park, and Kromdraai Mining museum
  • 47 pictures of the Maropeng Centre, Sterkfontein Caves, Wonder Cave, Origins Centre, and Rhino and Lion Park

  • The Cradle of Humankind is a site to behold. Learn more about it and know what there is on offer so that you do not miss anything on your visit, or marvel at the stunning site in the comfort of your home.

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