Come see the original Paranthropus robustus, a small-brained extinct hominin that occupied the southern African landscape from about 2 million years ago. The species successfully survived alongside our early Homo relatives for a million years. Their diet, life histories and possible tool use provide a fascinating insight into the alternative path to the one taken by our own genus.
On Saturday 27 August:
- 10h00 to 11h00 Stephanie Edwards Baker will give a talk titled Our forgotten cousins: The complexity of Paranthropus robustus.
- 11h00 to 16h00 Specimen viewing.
- Stephanie Baker is a palaeo-anthropologist who specialises in early human ancestor niche development. She is the co-director of research for the Drimolen Fossil Hominin Site.
- Exhibition funded by GENUS Palaeosciences. In collaboration with the Evolutionary Studies Institute. 10 objects in 10 months – each on display for 1 exclusive day each month!
- Spaces are limited. Tickets available on webtickets (public lecture or Centenary Objects exhibition; public lecture includes viewing the specimens).
- R85 adults | R65 pensioners | R40 students and under 12s
- Enquiries: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org.
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