Hobbit’ Hobbit’ fossil likely represents new branch on the human family treeA fossil of a tiny human nicknamed Hobbit likely represents a previously unknown species of early humans, according to the results of a detailed comparison of the fossil brain case with that of humans, apes and other human ancestors.. 1) Cancerbackup is the only national charity, with the provision of information about all types.
Australian and Indonesian archaeologists began digging Hobbit in 2003 in a cave on the Indonesian island of Flores. Tooth wear on the fossil, which was probably a female seems to be pointed out that she was a grown adult at the time of death. But she was only about 3 feet tall and had a brain about a third the size of modern adult humans. Evidence they may have lived only 18,000 years ago. Continue reading