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Dawn of Humanity Preview

Preview: Season 42 Episode 15 | 30s

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: 08/24/15

Rating: TV-PG

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