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Homo naledi adapted to both tree climbing, walking upright

The newly discovered human ancestor Homo naledi may have been 'jack of all trades' - uniquely adapted for both tree climbing and walking upright, while also being handy with tools, new research has found.

Human ancestor `Nutcracker Man` lived on tiger nuts 2 mln yrs ago

An Oxford University study has found that our ancient ancestors who lived in East Africa between 2.4 million-1.4 million years ago survived mainly on a diet of tiger nuts, which are edible grass bulbs still eaten in parts of the world today.

New human ‘ancestor’ revealed

Homo gautengensis have been declared as the earliest species of human.