Kromdraai : a Birthplace of Paranthropus in the Cradle of Humankind

A South African Heritage Site

José Braga & John Francis Thackeray (ed.)

African Sun Media, Stellenbosch, 2016, 111p.

This book is dedicated to the palaeontogical site of Kromdraai, one of the most well-known sites of the ‘Cradle of Humankind’, the famous UNESCO World Heritage site located in the Gauteng province (South Africa). From 1938 to 1943, Robert Broom described important hominin fossil discoveries from Kromdraai as belonging to a single individual and designated the type specimen as one of our distant relatives, called Paranthropus robustus.

This publication features research from IFAS-Recherche friend, José Braga, as well as IFAS-Recherche associated and senior researchers, Amélie Beaudet and Laurent Bruxelles.

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