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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