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The Flores Hobbit's face revealed

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 10 December 2012 - 08:16 PM

An Australian anthropologist has used forensic facial reconstruction techniques to show, for the first time, how the mysterious Flores 'hobbit' might have once looked.

http://phys.org/news...t-revealed.html

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Posted 10 December 2012 - 08:27 PM

I thought the Hobbits lived in the Shire, Middle Earth,New Zealand,

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Posted 10 December 2012 - 08:32 PM

View Postspud the mackem, on 10 December 2012 - 08:27 PM, said:

I thought the Hobbits lived in the Shire, Middle Earth,New Zealand,

Thats a good idea. Is there any DNA we could clone? Im sure it would be a tourist hit to have real live hobbits living in the shire


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Posted 10 December 2012 - 10:40 PM

Wow!  A Mexican Hobbit!


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Posted 11 December 2012 - 01:01 AM

I dunno. It looks like he had a shave and a haircut and was going for a job interview.


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Posted 13 December 2012 - 08:31 AM

Not too un-similar from us I guess... cool stuff! Now all we need to figure out is if it's an entirely new species or just short homo sapiens ^^

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 08:01 PM

hey that's the guy who works at the party store!    ...    Pygmies in the area?  maybe they are descendants?  .. (maybe not)    .. but, many plants and animals remain relatively unchanged for millions of years.

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