Homo floresiensis Was A Distinct Homo species - Unique But Not Diseased

16/07/2013 09:11

MessageToEagle.com - The discovery of a small-bodied, small-brained hominin in Liang Bua cave on the remote Indonesian island of Flores and the ancestry of the Homo floresiensis remains has long been debated.

This debate is still unresolved.

There are some critical questions and among them, the most important are:

Does Homo floresiensis represent a distinct Homo species, possibly originating from a dwarfed island Homo erectus population, or a pathological modern human?

Did Homo floresiensis (nicknamed ‘Hobbit’) represent an extinct hominin species? [Read more] ...