The Cradle of Humankind is a listed World Heritage Site, shared between the South African provinces of Gauteng and the North West. Here one can explore the amazing finds that have led some of the world’s leading palaeo-anthropologists and archaeologists to suggest that humankind first appeared in this corner of Africa. Meet the famous “Mrs. Ples”; the lesser-known, but equally significant “Mr. Ples” and the amazing “Little Foot”.