New type of human is found – level 1

17-09-2015 15:00

Scientists find many old bones. These bones are from 15 people. They find them in a cave. This cave is in South Africa.

The bones are 20,000 years old. They are the bones of “Homo Naledi”. Homo Naledi is a type of human. Homo Naledi lived a long time ago. It had a very small brain. However, these people had feet like us – they could walk like us.

Scientists say that this is an important discovery.

Difficult words: cave (a big space in the side of a hill or under the ground), had (past of “have”), brain (the organ inside your head), discovery (something that you discover – find).

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