Flores Hobbit-Like Human Picture Gallery

Hobbit-Like Human Picture Gallery: Photo of floresiensis and sapien skulls
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This grapefruit-size Homo floresiensis skull is apparently from a 30-year-old female who lived 18,000 years ago on Flores, an island in Indonesia. The small brain suggests that the new human species is not a pygmy Homo sapiens but rather a descendant of Homo erectus.

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Photo gallery by Chelsea Lane-Miller
Photograph courtesy Peter Brown/Nature
 
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