Caves such as Sterkfontein Cave have yielded a wealth of hominid fossils and Stone Age tools.
The caves at the Cradle of Humankind are a geological wonderland of stalactites and stalagmites.
Wonder Cave is one of the most accessible sites for visitors in the Cradle of Humankind.
A mushroom-like stalagmite in Wonder Cave
Spectacular stalactites in Wonder Cave
Tribute to Dr Broom for his discovery of Mrs Ples at Sterkfontein Cave
Entrance to Kromdraai Cave, where a wealth of hominid fossils and Stone Age tools have been found
Hominid fossils found at the Cradle of Humankind
Stone Age tools
Mrs Ples fossil, the most complete skull of Australopithecus africanus yet discovered at the Cradle of Humankind
Fossils of hominid skull and leopard mandible found at the Cradle of Humankind
Replica of Taung Child fossil