Gcwihaba, Koanaka caves human origins research commences

Gcwihaba cave
Gcwihaba cave

The French researchers from different scientific backgrounds in collaboration with local scientists from the Department of National Museum and Monuments (DNMM) have started the research on the Gcwihaba and Koanaka caves in search of human origin remains also known as hominids.

Addressing the media at Gcwihaba recently, geo-archaeologist Professor, Laurent Bruxelles from France explained that he came with his team who are currently on the ground to explore the two sites. He added that the research did not only belong to the French researchers but to Botswana as well.

He said when doing the research, they also included the community too. He added that they worked with different specialists such as paleontologists, archeologists, pathologists, biologists and 3D specialists.

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