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  • Likely ancestor of mystery 'hobbit' found

    Half-sized humans who lived 700,000 years ago were almost certainly the ancestors of enigmatic "hobbits" whose fossils were found on the same Indonesian isle in 2003, scientists stunned by their own discovery reported Wednesday.

  • Secret crypt found where hobbit humans lived

    The delicate remains of Homo floresiensis in a cave on Flores island in Indonesia told the remarkable story of a tiny species of early human, standing about 1 metre tall.