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Discovery of a New Skull of the South African Ape-man, Plesianthropus

Nature volume 159, page 672 (17 May 1947) | Download Citation



BETWEEN 1924, when the Taungs ape-man was discovered, and 1941, when the jaws of the baby Kromdraai ape-man were found, remains of many-individuals of this wonderful family, which some of us consider to be nearly related to man, were discovered; sufficient to show that in South Africa we may have the key which will solve the problem of the origin of man. But from 1941 until a few months ago, no further research was undertaken.

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  1. Transvaal Museum, Pretoria. April 2.

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