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Dawn of Humanity

Season 42 Episode 15 | 1h 53m 7s | Video has closed captioning.

NOVA and National Geographic present exclusive access to a unique discovery of ancient remains. Located in an almost inaccessible chamber deep in a South African cave, the site required recruiting a special team of experts slender enough to wriggle down a vertical, pitch-dark, seven-inch-wide passage. Most fossil discoveries of human relatives consist of just a handful of bones.

Aired: 09/10/15

Rating: TV-PG

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