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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Based on the new dates, "there was possibly no overlap or interactions between H.
If there was a book that chronicled the evolutionary history of H.
The researchers hope to find more skeletons with features similar to those of H.
Still, Eckhardt says the Palau discoveries support his argument that the Flores skeleton comes from a pygmy H.
Flo's discoverers assert that similarities among these artifacts show that H.
Daniel Lieberman, a Harvard University biological anthropologist, called the results "considerable evidence" that H.
This combination of skull and limb traits raises three possible explanations for the evolution of H.
Now, much older tools discovered on Flores suggest that H.
Stone artifacts much like those previously found among H.
The upshot, the researchers report in an upcoming Science, is that H.