Meet Mrs. Ples: 4 Facts about The Australopithecine

On April 18, 1947, the Mrs. Ples fossil saw the light of day for the first time in millions of years. The skull, which is the most complete skull of¬†Australopithecus africanus ever found, was excavated in South Africa by scientist Robert Broom. Broom made the discovery at¬†the now famous cave site Sterkfontein. Remembering the discovery…