Homo Floresiensis

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A recently discovered—first published in 2004—species of the phylogenetic tribe Homini—which comprises Homo sapiens and two species of chimpanzees—found on the island of Flores in Indonesia. Researchers unearthed remains from 8 individuals measuring ±1 meter tall and having grapefruit-sized skulls. The remains were carbon dated as having lived 18,000 years ago. Despite controversy surrounding the discovery, cladistic analysis supports the assertion that H floresiensis is a species a sui generis
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One thing Brown doesn't buy is all the talk about interaction between Flores man and modern humans and the idea that such contact produced the many cultural myths about "little people.
Whether Flores Man crossed paths with modern humans is uncertain.
WEE MAN: How he may have looked; TWO SKULLS OF THOUGHT: Flores man, left, and human
Until now it was believed that Homo floresiensis, named after the Indonesian island of Flores where their bones were found in link Flores man 2003, were tiny versions of our ancestor, Homo erectus.
Just how Flores Man - who used tools and hunted for meat in groups - hung on and whether he met modern humans is uncertain.