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Evolutionary Shrinkage: Stone Age Homo find offers small surprise

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1:31pm, October 27, 2004

Big evolutionary insights sometimes come in little packages. Witness the startling discovery, in a cave on the eastern Indonesian island of Flores, of the partial skeleton of a half-size Homo species that lived there at the same time that ancient Homo sapiens inhabited nearby regions.

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