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Nat Geo “Umsuka” Cradle Ambassadors Retreat

Posted on July 21, 2017 — Anthony Paton

The Nat Geo "Umsuka" Cradle Ambassadors retreat took place in June.  Background to some of the learners and their responses to the course provides some insight into the effects of…

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GTA interns at Maropeng

Posted on June 16, 2017 — Anthony Paton

Three interns from the Gauteng Tourism Authority (GTA) have been sent to work as ushers at Maropeng for the duration of the "Almost Human" exhibition.  They describe their experiences.

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Has the Cradle of Humankind just got bigger?

Posted on June 12, 2017 — Anthony Paton

Hominin fossils found at Jebel Irhoud in Morocco have caused a stir as they are dated at 300 000 ybp and ascribed to our species Homo sapiens.  Previously, the oldest…

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Birds in the COHWHS

Posted on June 06, 2017 — Anthony Paton

The COHWHS is known for its fossil discoveries, but the site supports and impressive range of bird species.  

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