Toulouse. France 5: José Braga on the trail of the first humans

For more than 20 years, José Braga, professor at the University Paul Sabatier in Toulouse, has been traveling regularly to South Africa, notably to the Kromdraai site. This region, classified as a Unesco heritage, very rich in human fossils, has been excavated since the 1930s, which has brought to light many specimens of paranthropes, cousins ​​of the first humans. France 5 is broadcasting this evening at 8:55 p.m. a documentary on the discoveries of José Braga: the remains of two children dating back 2.5 million years. Bones that he studied at length in his Toulouse laboratory using the most modern digital imaging techniques. What is fascinating is that one is a paranthrope, while the other is from the lineage of humans. A fascinating film which reveals to us some of the secrets of the origin of humanity.