Photo: "Hobbits" Were Separate Species, Skull Suggests



A model of Homo floresiensis's skull (right) is shown with a modern human's (left) and a fragment of a recently found skull from Palau (center).

A new study suggests that Homo floresiensis is, in fact, its own species, and not a diseased or disfigured modern human.

Photograph by Stephen Alvarez


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