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'Hobbits' Not Human

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(2)An analysis of the 18,000-year-old "hobbit" skull found on the Indonesian island of Flores in 2003 (pictured left, next to a human skull) shows that the tiny creatures were an entirely separate species from modern humans. Some scientists previously thought the fossil may have belonged to an ancient human with a genetic disease. A new study led by Dr. Karen Baab, a biological anthropologist at Stony Brook University, suggests this theory is incorrect. Get more details at findingDulcinea(1).

1. http://www.findingdulcinea.com/news/science/2009/jan/Indonesian--Hobbits--Weren-t-Human--Say-Scientists.html
2. http://www.findingdulcinea.com/news/science/2009/jan/Indonesian--Hobbits--Weren-t-Human--Say-Scientists.html


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