Monthly Archives: March 2012

Did buffalo occur in East London (Buffalo City), South Africa?

The East London Museum does not have any records (osteological or otherwise) in┬áthe collection of buffalo occuring in the environs of what is now the city. But, recently a bone was deposited at the museum which was incidently excavated near … Continue reading

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The Hofmeyr skull exhibited at SciFest Africa, Grahamstown, SA

The East London Museum curates a valuable palaeoanthropological specimen, the Hofmeyr skull, which dated at 36 000 years represents an early example of the ancestry of all anatomically modern Homo sapiens. Hundreds of young learners from across the province (and … Continue reading

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