New fossils confirm existence of ‘Hobbit humans’

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posted on Jan, 11 2013 @ 01:45 PM
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Hi all sry if this has been posted I did a search and didnt see it

This is pretty cool How can they know how smartt they were? I always find discoveries like this fascinating..

these “Hobbits” may be descendants of a group of Homo erectus that were stranded on the island. They walked on two legs and had relatively long feet — another Tolkienesque trait — with sloping forearms, and arms longer than their legs. Their presumed IQ was comparable to that of a chimpanzee.

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New fossils discovered on an Indonesian island further point to the existence of a separate species of “Hobbit humans,” Discovery reported on Thursday.

“The tiny people from Flores were not simply diseased modern humans,” said the lead author on the findings, Caley Orr. “The new species of human stood approximately 3′ 6″ tall, giving it its nickname ‘The Hobbit.’”

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posted on Jan, 11 2013 @ 01:57 PM
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Originally posted by goou111
— with sloping forearms,


??


Their presumed IQ was comparable to that of a chimpanzee.


So they'd be chimpanzees then?



posted on Jan, 11 2013 @ 02:16 PM
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Pre-human ancestors with a case of dwarfism!

Not only were Homo floresiensis dwarfed in size when compared to other Homo genera, but other organisms on the Indonesian Island of Flores experienced evolutionary dwarfism. This occurs when animal populations are confined to an island, and now they are colloquially referred to as "hobbits" lol. It's likely that Homo floresiensis is a distinct species.

And by the way, Hefficide did a similar thread to this one a month ago.



posted on Jan, 11 2013 @ 02:18 PM
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oopps I didnt see it sry

mods please close this



posted on Jan, 11 2013 @ 02:56 PM
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The picture you linked arent hobbits, theyre dwarfs!!!!!!!!!

Honestly I just dont get some people



posted on Jan, 11 2013 @ 02:58 PM
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Originally posted by IkNOwSTuff
The picture you linked arent hobbits, theyre dwarfs!!!!!!!!!

Honestly I just dont get some people


lol its just the pic from the link. thought it looked cool



posted on Jan, 11 2013 @ 04:33 PM
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Here's the other thread,
www.abovetopsecret.com...

I might add that homo florensis was far more intelligent than a chimpanzee, chimpanzees don't make stone tools, use fire, make fire and hunt animals larger than themselves.
There anatomical evidence that HF doesn't belong in the genus homo, but is an austrolopithicene line that left Africa very early.



posted on Jan, 11 2013 @ 04:50 PM
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Yeah, this is awesome.
To me, bigfoot type creatures just became more real.





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