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IELTS Listening Exercise 10 – Homo Naledi

Difficulty level: Easy

Listen to the recording and complete gaps in the text below.

Homo Naledi

  1. A group of scientists announced Thursday what they say is the ________________ of remains from an early ________________ of human beings. Bones from the ________________ were found two years ago inside a cave at a United Nations World Heritage Site, near Johannesburg, South Africa. The South African ________________ has named the area the ________________ of Humankind because of its rich collection of ancient human-like remains.
  2. The scientists are calling the new species, “Homo Naledi“. The word naledi ________________ “star” in South Africa’s Sesotho language. The scientists reported that about 1,500 bones have been ________________ from the cave. They said the bones come from at least 15 ________________ . The team reported its findings in the journal eLife.
  3. Lead scientist Lee Berger works at the University of Witwatersrand. He said the discovery “was right under our nose in the most ________________ valley of the continent of Africa.” Mr. Berger ________________ to reporters Thursday in Johannesburg.

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