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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

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