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Reconstructed Face of Extinct “Hobbit” Species Is Startlingly Humanlike

Face of the hobbit, Homo floresiensis

Once upon a time a tiny human species with large feet shared the planet with our own kind. It hunted giant rats and miniature cousins of the elephant, defended its kills from monstrous storks and dodged fearsome dragons. This is not the plot of a lost Tolkien book. This really happened. I’m referring, of course, [...]

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