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An example of a human precision grip, grasping the first metacarpal bone of the thumb of an Australopithecus africanus, 3.2-million years old.  Picture: T KIVELL AND M SKINNER

The ability to use tools may long predate their arrival

Scientists largely assumed the first hominin toolmaker was the ‘handy man’, Homo habilis, who used stone tools about 2.6-million years ago

Less talk and more action to save rhino, says WWF

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9 day(s) ago

Conservation nongovernmental organisation says only strategic action across entire network of illicit horn trafficking will resolve poaching crisis

SA relocates 100 rhinos outside country to fight poaching

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9 day(s) ago

Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa says for security reasons, the countries where the rhinos have been moved to will not be made public


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