Human Anatomy

 
Researchers back claim that Flores 'hobbits' grew smaller as they evolved

Researchers back claim that Flores 'hobbits' grew smaller as they evolved

The most detailed computerised scan of a skull of Homo floresiensis (Flores man) backs theories that the tiny humans were a local product of evolution. The team said the marooned descendants of a hominid called Homo erectus progressively "dwarfed" to match the availability of food on the island.

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