Two-million-year-old skull of human’s “cousin species” unearthed in South Africa

Australian researchers claim to have discovered a two-million-year-old skull in South Africa throws more light on human evolution. The skull was a male Paranthropus robustus, a “cousin species” to Homo erectus, a species thought to be direct ancestors of modern humans. The two species lived around the same time, but Paranthropus robustus died out earlier. […]