A virtual reconstruction of the Harbin skull that scientists have named “Dragon Man”. Photo: EurekaAlert! via AFP A virtual reconstruction of the Harbin skull that scientists have named “Dragon Man”. Photo: EurekaAlert! via AFP
A virtual reconstruction of the Harbin skull that scientists have named “Dragon Man”. Photo: EurekaAlert! via AFP
China science

Is China’s ‘Dragon Man’ from a new branch of the human family tree?

  • Scientists say a skull found by a farmer in the 1930s could point to a new species or belong to the Denisovan line thought to have lived throughout Asia
  • The fossil is a new piece in the jigsaw puzzle of human evolution and much more work needs to be done, researchers say

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A virtual reconstruction of the Harbin skull that scientists have named “Dragon Man”. Photo: EurekaAlert! via AFP A virtual reconstruction of the Harbin skull that scientists have named “Dragon Man”. Photo: EurekaAlert! via AFP
A virtual reconstruction of the Harbin skull that scientists have named “Dragon Man”. Photo: EurekaAlert! via AFP
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