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'Hobbit' fossils represent a new species ?

Posted on Wednesday, 24 December, 2008 | Comment icon 0 comments


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"University of Minnesota anthropology professor Kieran McNulty (along with colleague Karen Baab of Stony Brook University in New York) has made an important contribution toward solving one of the greatest paleoanthropological mysteries in recent history -- that fossilized skeletons resembling a mythical "hobbit" creature represent an entirely new species in humanity's evolutionary chain."

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