Is there anything truly surprising about Homo naledi? - October, 2015
On September 10, 2015, we humans added a new relative to our family tree when its discoverer, paleoanthropologist Lee Berger of the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa, unveiled Homo naledi with great pomp and circumstance. The media was soon flooded with news about this "curious," "weird," "baffling," and "bizarre" new species. But if you understand evolution, Homo naledi's mix of traits is not at all surprising.
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