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Cradle of humankind, South Africa

The cradle of humankind is situated around 40 kms from Johannesburg, in an area with many caves, some of them explored, others not yet.

The Sterkfontein caves, where the remains are found of hudreds of fossils of humanids. The first were discovered by chance, when Italians were looking for laterite for the gold production.

The Maropeng museum: