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A new species of the human race discovered in South Africa

A team of scientists revealed the discovery of an ancient unknown human species.

“I am delighted to present a new species of humanity,” said Lee Berger, a scientist from the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg.

More than 1,500 bones of fifteen adults and children were found in a deep cave near Johannesburg in South Africa between 2013 and 2014



A reconstruction shows the face that was to be the ancestor of the human species


This ancestor of man measured about 1.5 meters to 45 kgs and had a tiny brain the size of an orange, “said a researcher from the University of Wisconsin-Madison

The new species was named “Homo Naledi”.