It's Okay to Be Smart

This Face Changes the Human Story

Season 7 Episode 25 | 13m 11s | Video has closed captioning.

Our species is the only remaining member of the genus of upright, walking apes known as Homo. Where did we come from? Our history just got a whole lot more complicated (in a good way) thanks to some incredible new fossils unearthed in South Africa over the past few years. I got to visit them, and the scientists who discovered them, to learn their story and ours. Meet your cousin: Homo naledi.

Aired: 10/24/19

Rating: NR


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