Descent (image) American Association for the Advancement of Science Share Print E-Mail Caption A student abseiling down a 25 m deep shaft 200 m away from the sediba site. This is what the less eroded cave systems look like near Malapa; narrow vertical shafts leading to sediment-choked subterranean chambers. Credit Image courtesy of Paul Dirks Usage Restrictions Please cite the owner of the image when publishing. This image may be freely used by reporters as part of news coverage, with proper attribution. Non-reporters must contact Science for permission. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.