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The Official Field Guide to the Cradle of Humankind

Out of Print

By: B Hilton-Barber and Dr LR Berger

212 pages, Col photos, col illus, col maps

New Holland Publishers

Paperback | Nov 2002 | #136808 | ISBN: 1868727394
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Describes the search for human origins at Sterkfontein World Heritage Site in South Africa. Subjects covered are the environment in which early hominids lived; evolution of hominid species known to have existed, a guide to archaeological sites in the area; description of both extant and extinct flora and fauna of the region.

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Brett Hilton-Barber is a journalist specializing in the field of human origins and the leader of the Prime Origins Project. He co-authored In the Footsteps of Eve: The Mystery of Human Origins with Dr Lee R Berger, who is director of the paleoanthropology unit for research and exploration at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. He has written numerous scientific and popular articles on human evolution.

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