Ancient Small Humans' Bones Found on Island

Ancient Small Humans' Bones Found on Island
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Paleoanthropologist Lee Berger discovered thousands of bones of small humans in a pair of wave-washed caves while kayaking among the Rock Islands of Palau.

The Rock Islands are largely uninhabitable but appear to have been used by ancient people for burial rituals. Palau is located in the Pacific Ocean, about 370 miles (600 kilometers) east of the Philippines.

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