The world renowned palaeo-anthropologist Philip Tobias has left an extraordinary legacy. (See http://lizatlancaster.co.za/blog/tobias-at-84-still-sharp-witty-and-engaging ) A memorial celebration of his life will take place on Wednesday 20th June at 5pm in the Wits Great Hall. RSVP to 011 717 1327 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Maropeng Visitor Centre recently launched a new walking tour to give amateur paleoanthropologists insight into the exciting fossil record to be found in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site. The new half-day tour called Bone Detectives is an introduction to human evolution and how fossils provides clues about our ancestors who lived millions [...]
The fossils of Australopithecus sediba are to be exhibited once again at Maropeng, from September 9 to September 26. The adult female specimen, MH-2, will feature prominently in a new display called More secrets of sediba revealed, along with other fossils from the Malapa site in the Cradle of Humankind. There will be tours which will be [...]