From Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium
- Fossilization : The set of geological processes that convert organic remains into fossils.
- Cradle of Humankind : A World Heritage site in South Africa, which comprises three localities containing numerous fossil-bearing caves.
- Taung child : The fossilized skull of an infant hominin and the holotype of the species Australopithecus africanus.
- : An Australopithecus africanus skull found at Sterkfontein in South Africa.