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A 700,000-year-old fossil find shows the Hobbits’ ancestors were even smaller

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Abstract


  • It was back in October 2004 when archaeologists first unveiled the partial skeleton of a tiny, small-brained hominin previously unknown to science, now known as Homo floresiensis.

Publication Date


  • 2016

Citation


  • van den Bergh, G. D. & Brumm, A. R. (2016). A 700,000-year-old fossil find shows the Hobbits’ ancestors were even smaller. The Conversation, 9 June 1-5.

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=4853&context=smhpapers

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/3830

Number Of Pages


  • 4

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 5

Volume


  • 9 June

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  • http://theconversation.com/a-700-000-year-old-fossil-find-shows-the-hobbits-ancestors-were-even-smaller-60192?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Latest%20from%20The%20Conversation%20for%20June%209%202016%20-%205003&utm_content=Latest%20from%20The%20Conversation%20for%20June%209%202016%20-%205003+CID_da83b7e7d195474a740507fb1fe35396&utm_source=campaign_monitor&utm_term=A%20700000-year-old%20fossil%20find%20shows%20the%20Hobbits%20ancestors%20were%20even%20smaller

Abstract


  • It was back in October 2004 when archaeologists first unveiled the partial skeleton of a tiny, small-brained hominin previously unknown to science, now known as Homo floresiensis.

Publication Date


  • 2016

Citation


  • van den Bergh, G. D. & Brumm, A. R. (2016). A 700,000-year-old fossil find shows the Hobbits’ ancestors were even smaller. The Conversation, 9 June 1-5.

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=4853&context=smhpapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/3830

Number Of Pages


  • 4

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 5

Volume


  • 9 June

Place Of Publication


  • http://theconversation.com/a-700-000-year-old-fossil-find-shows-the-hobbits-ancestors-were-even-smaller-60192?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Latest%20from%20The%20Conversation%20for%20June%209%202016%20-%205003&utm_content=Latest%20from%20The%20Conversation%20for%20June%209%202016%20-%205003+CID_da83b7e7d195474a740507fb1fe35396&utm_source=campaign_monitor&utm_term=A%20700000-year-old%20fossil%20find%20shows%20the%20Hobbits%20ancestors%20were%20even%20smaller